THE LITTLE MERMAID ROSE HIGHER AND HIGHER OUT OF THE FOAM

Watercolour and pencil on paper. Signed to the bottom right corner. The image measures 26 x 19.5 cm. Mounted and framed. A beautiful, delicate illustration of the little mermaid rising out of the water and looking up at the spirits of the air that arc above her, with a ship in the distance. In fine condition.

This piece was published as a full page colour plate in a c.1920 edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by Appleton and published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, London. Provenance: The Maas Gallery, London (gallery label retained); from the artist's studio sale.

Stock code: 17551

£1,450

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