Category: Manuscripts

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES. An Original Illustration from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows". Stock code: 12241

Description:

Pencil, pen and ink on paper. The image features Mole relaxing on the river bank, under the shade of some dock-leaves. The image measures 12 x 17 cm on a sheet measuring 16.5 x 26 cm. Signed with initials bottom right. Inscribed by the artist in pencil beneath the mount with the illustration title, book title and [incorrect] page number.

Price:

£19,500.00

Notes:

The illustration appears on page 152 of the 1931 first Shepard illustrated edition of "The Wind in the Willows" in the chapter "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn". Exhibited: Chris Beetles, Ltd., The British Art of Illustration 1800-1998, number 571.