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John Stanton Ward RA (British, 1917-2007)
Girl reading on a sofa
Pencil on paper
signed by the artist and dated 1975
image size: 10.5 x 13 cm.
Provenance: J S Maas & Co, London (label to reverse)
Original Dust-Jacket Designs for the Little Kingdom By Richard Church (unpublished)
pen and ink and watercolour on paper
two variants, with lettering by the artist
Inscribed: 'Easter Sunday, 1966, Dear Richard, Some wall paper for your new home! I came across these attempts at jackets and wondered whether you would like to have them. Please one day let us do another book together. Saturday lunch was such fun. Much love Alison & John."
framed as one.
21 x 32.5 and 21 x 31 cm. (each, image); 21 x 63 cm.; 8 1/4 x 25' (image total size).
The designs were not used on the book, a copy of the first edition, 1964 with illustrations and the final dust-jacket designed by John Ward is included with the drawings.
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