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The Fish King and the Dog Fish: Its Head Was Patted Graciously

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939)


Price
£37,500

Signed
Signed and dated 04

Medium
Pen ink and watercolour with bodycolour

Dimensions
10 ¾ x 9 inches

Provenance
Alexander Mann, and by Descent To Lady Pickthorne

Illustrated
Little Folks, February 1905, Page 109, 'Adventures In Wizard-Land' by Mrs M H Spielmann (In Black & White); Mrs M H Spielmann (Ed), The Rainbow Book. Tales Of Fun & Fancy, London: Chatto & Windus, 1909, Frontispiece (In Colour) and Page 53 (In Black & White) After publication this illustration was reworked by the artist

Exhibited
'The Long Nineteenth Century: Treasures and Pleasures', March-April 2014, No 164; 'The Illustrators. the British Art of Illustration 1900-2018', November 2018-January 2019, No 1

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