28 November 2000
Margaret E. Bayliss (fl.1928-1938)
Gossamer fairy (illustrated); and A friendly elf
one signed with initials'MEB' (lower right), one signed with initials 'MEB.' (lower left) and inscribed respectively 'What is Gossamer? Nay: Who is Gossamer?/With hurrying team and silken thread/He Works at early dawn.' (lower centre) and 'THE FAIRY SPRITE ON A BROWN STUMP-FAN,/TO A FRIENDLY ELF REVEALS HER PLAN.'
pencil and watercolour and heightened with white, with scratching out
11 x 7¼ in. (28 x 18.4 cm.); and 9 x 7¼ in. (22.8 x 18.4 cm.)
a pair (2)
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