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Ernest Howard Shepard (1879 - 1976)

Lot 418: SHEPARD, E.H.

Sotheby's

July 12, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Christopher Robin by the fireside

Condition Note: 119 by 91mm., ink, pencil, crayon and watercolour very slightly heightened with gouache, signed "EHS" in lower left corner, framed and glazed, some slight browning

PROVENANCE

given by the artist as a gift to his godson; Christie's South Kensington, 4 December 2002, lot 139 (sold for £11,162)
CATALOGUE NOTE

This charming portrait shows Christopher Robin warming his hands by the fireside. early coloured ink and watercolour portraits by shepard are rare

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July 12, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

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