Lot 4
  • 4

Blake, Quentin

3,000 - 5,000 GBP
10,000 GBP
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  • Blake, Quentin
  • Original artwork (alternative version) for:
  • book and watercolour drawing
Potter, Beatrix. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots. Frederick Warne, 2016, small 4to, FIRST EDITION, illustrated by Quentin Blake, INSCRIBED BY THE ARTIST ("To the Reader Open the dust jacket and you see the real Catherine St Quintin...") signed and dated ("Quentin Blake 2017"), pictorial boards, dust-jacket

WITH AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR, 130 by 100mm., pen and indian ink with watercolour wash, signed lower right ("Quentin Blake"), framed and glazed

Catalogue Note

The watercolour is an unpublished alternative version of Catherine St. Quintin ("Kitty-in-Boots") comprising a "portrait from the life". The published version appears on page 13 of the book. This is the only piece of original artwork from the book that has been offered for sale.