1915. Arthur Rackham Original Pen, Ink and Blue Watercolor DrawingPossibly an Unused Chapter Heading for "A Christmas Carol"RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. [Three figures floating on air]. [n.d., n.p.], unsigned.Original pen, ink and blue watercolor drawing, unsigned. Image size: 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches: 159 x 95 mm. Matted. (size: 2 x 5 11/16 inches: 51 x 145 mm.). Unsigned, untitled with no place or date but unmistakably by Rackham. Very similar to some of Arthur Rackham's drawings and chapter headings in A Christmas Carol. Depicting three figures looking as if they are floating on air. The figure on the left is a chubby man with long sideburns, a waistcoat and top hat. He is holding in his left hand the hand of someone not in the picture. With arms crossed, he is holding in his right hand onto the middle figure. A man who is also donning a top hat and is smoking a pipe. He in turn has his arms crossed and is holding onto a figure wearing a fur jacket and fur hat with feathers attached. This figure is reaching out as if to grab onto a long ribbon that is floating just ahead of him.Provenance: Charles Sessler, Inc., Philadelphia. (Inventory #: 03840)
English, American and European Literature, Children's Books, Color-Plate Books, Illustrated Books, Early Printed Books, Private Press Books, Fine Bindings, Original Artwork, High Spot Modern First Editions.
Shipping & Return Policies
We will extend to you a 48-hour approval period on all items that are purchased sight unseen. If you are not completely satisfied with the item simply contact us within 48 hours after receipt, and then return it in the same condition you received it for a full refund, less freight charges, or any related costs including credit card transactions, taxes, and duties levied, especially when returning from other countries.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.