Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Arthur Rackham: Endpapers to The Compleat Angler by Izaac Walton

The endpaper to Arthur Rackham's 1931 illustrated edition of Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler is a silhouette depicting two men fishing. He colored the origibal ink drawing with a sepia wash. The work was offered at Doyle New York on November 7 with an estimate of $7,000 to $10,000. It sold for just $4,410 with the buyer's premium. 

As published:

Arthur Rackham
Doyle New York sale of November 7, 2023


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