View 1 of Lot 320. Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit").
View 1 of Lot 320. Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit").
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Ludwig Bemelmans

Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit")

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 USD

Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans

Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit")

Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit")

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 USD

Current bid:

8,000

USD

(6 bids, reserve met)

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

4 days, 8 hours

4 days, 8 hours

March 3, 03:20 PM (GMT)

March 3, 03:20 PM (GMT)

Ludwig Bemelmans

1898 - 1962

Illustration for 'Madeline' ("Day to visit")


signed Bemelmans (lower right), inscribed Madeline (lower center) and inscribed (lower left and lower right)

watercolor, gouache and ink on paper

sheet: 19 ½ by 14 inches (49.5 by 35.6 cm)

framed: 21 ½ by 16 ½ inches (54.6 by 41.9 cm)

Executed circa 1939. 

The artist
Private collection, New York (gift from the above)
By descent to the present owner
Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeline, New York, 1939, illustrated