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APPLETON, Honor C.:
THE LITTLE MERMAID ROSE HIGHER AND HIGHER OUT OF THE FOAM
Original artwork, later published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., London. c.1920. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Signed to the bottom right corner. The image measures 26 x 19.5 cm. Mounted and framed. A beautiful, delicate illustration of the little mermaid rising out of the water and looking up at the spirits of the air that arc above her, with a ship in the distance. In fine condition.This piece was published as a full page colour plate opposite page 64 in the first edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by Appleton, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, London. Provenance: The Maas Gallery, London (gallery label retained); from the artist's studio sale. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Lucius Books [United Kingdom]
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