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Lot 515: Joshua Charles Armitage 'Ionicus' (b.1913)

Est: £300 GBP - £500 GBP
Christie'sJuly 01, 2004London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


A damsel in distress
signed 'Ionicus' (lower right) and inscribed 'A Damsel in Distress' (in the margins)
pencil, watercolour and brown ink
9 x 12 in. (23 x 30.5 cm.); and an illustration entitled 'Another pierrot, my lady' by William Sillince (2)


It has been suggested that the first part of this lot may have been the original cover design for P.G. Wodehouse's A Damsel in Distress, published by Penguin, London, 1989.

This lot is subject to Collection and Storage Charges.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

Auction Details

British and Continental Watercolours

July 01, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

85 Old Brompton Road, London, LDN, SW7 3LD, UK