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Madame's Resolute Right Hand Was Occupied with an Ax, and In Her Girdle Were a Pistol and a Cruel Knife

Ronald Searle (1920-2011)

PEN AND INK
8 X 6 1/2 INCHES
PROVENANCE: FRANK BRADBURN
A PRELIMINARY DRAWING FOR ROBERT C POOLEY AND OTHERS (EDS), OUTLOOKS THROUGH LITERATURE, CHICAGO: SCOTT, FORESMAN AND COMPANY, 1964, PAGE 531, FOR AN ABRIDGED VERSION OF 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES' BY CHARLES DICKENS
DRAWN IN RONALD SEARLE'S ANNOTATED GALLEY PROOF OF THE ABRIDGED VERSION
EXHIBITED: 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1837-2012',
NOVEMBER 2012 - JANUARY 2013, NO 71


Price
£650

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