Lot 513 , William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) Book illustration The Swineherd scolded and the rain poured down 12.5 x 9.5in.
William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)
ink and watercolour on paper
Book illustration 'The Swineherd scolded and the rain poured down' this illustration was published by Constable & Co. in 1913 in Andersen's Fairy Tales
12.5 x 9.5in.
Watercolour on paper which looks a little flat so may well be laid down, colours no doubt somewhat faded but still retaining fair strength, one or two scattered fox marks, some are on the glass but the darkest one on the left is on the work itself, signed in ink lower left, housed in an old washline mount and slim gilt frame, old bill of sale mounted verso for Molly Rendell Antiques of Brighton for £20 7 shillings and 6 pence in September 1969.
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Sold for £1,000