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Ludwig Bemelmans

Illustration for 'The High World'

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans

Illustration for 'The High World'

Illustration for 'The High World'

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

201,600

USD

Ludwig Bemelmans

1898 - 1962

Illustration for 'The High World'


signed Bemelmans (lower right)

watercolor, gouache, ink and pencil on paper

sheet: 26 by 18 inches (66 by 45.7 cm)

framed: 31 ½ by 24 ½ inches (80 by 62.2 cm)

Executed circa 1954.

The sheet is hinged to its support at two places along the reverse top edge. There is mat burn along the extreme outer edges, some of the pigments appear to be slightly faded and there are some scattered pindots of possible foxing.


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The artist
Private collection, New York (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner
Ludwig Bemelmans, The High World, New York, 1954, illustrated