Autographed Letter Signed with Original Pencil Sketch

DU MAURIER, George (1834 - 1896)

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1891

Description: 1 page, 6 x 4 inches, London, June 18, 1891. The letter refers to the accompanying pencil sketch of a man with a rifle slung over his shoulder, in part: "Dear Sir - In answer to your appeal I beg to enclose a small pencil sketch - a study to one of my illustrations to 'Peter Ibbetson'..." The sketch measures 6 x 6 inches and is inscribed on bottom: "Sketch for 'Peter Ibbetson,' G. du Maurier." Gently mounted to a thin, pale blue board; very good condition.

Comments: George du Maurier was a French-born British illustrator and novelist.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 200108


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