Lot 574: English Society / Harper & Brothers. 1897
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/8 x 19 5/8 in./31.3 x 49.8 cm For a volume of sketches focusing on the Victorian lifestyle drawn from illustrator and novelist George De Maurier's work in Punch, as well as other sources, Penfield takes a stylistic turn, focusing on the brooding artist behind the drawings in a woodblock print-inspired black-and-white encounter of the artist emerging from the shadows. Stark and striking. (dog)
Condition Report: B-/ Slight tears & creases at edges. P.
Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 19 5/8 in./31.3 x 49.8 cm
Artist or Maker: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925)