St. Nicholas?: RACKHAM, Arthur St. Nicholas?: RACKHAM, Arthur

St. Nicholas?


Published by : , 1915, 1915
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Arthur Rackham Original Pen, Ink and Blue Watercolor DrawingPossibly an Unused Chapter Heading for "A Christmas Carol"RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. [Three figures floating on air]. [n.d., n.p.], unsigned.Original pen, ink and blue watercolor drawing, unsigned. Image size: 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches: 159 x 95 mm. Matted. (size: 2 x 5 11/16 inches: 51 x 145 mm.). Unsigned, untitled with no place or date but unmistakably by Rackham. Very similar to some of Arthur Rackham's drawings and chapter headings in A Christmas Carol. Depicting three figures looking as if they are floating on air. The figure on the left is a chubby man with long sideburns, a waistcoat and top hat. He is holding in his left hand the hand of someone not in the picture. With arms crossed, he is holding in his right hand onto the middle figure. A man who is also donning a top hat and is smoking a pipe. He in turn has his arms crossed and is holding onto a figure wearing a fur jacket and fur hat with feathers attached. This figure is reaching out as if to grab onto a long ribbon that is floating just ahead of him.Provenance: Charles Sessler, Inc., Philadelphia. Bookseller Inventory # 03840

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Title: St. Nicholas?

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Publication Date: 1915

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