The Admirable Crichton (Illustration to The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine, Vol. II, translated by Sir Edward Marsh, Heinemann, London and Random House, New York, 1931) (1930)
Physical Object Description:Vignette of four tiny figures riding bundle of sticks, with fluttering scroll reading "FINIS LIBER.X."; second state; proof of engraved illustration, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, to 'The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine', Vol. II, translated by Sir Edward Marsh and published by Heinemann, London and Random House, New York, 1931. 1930. Lettered on plate on scroll: "FINIS LIBER. X.". Signed and dated.
Dimensions:9.6 x 7.3 cm
Credit:Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1932
Ownership history:Gifted by Sir Edward Marsh (1872-1953) to the Contemporary Art Society, 1925; presented to Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1932
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