rackham2 - rackham2


pen and ink silhouette drawing on buff card

8.2 x 7.5 cm. (sheet)


The drawing is identified on the back as a design for the Haddon Hall Library series which was launched by J. M. Dent in 1899. Reference: James Hamilton. Arthur Rackham: a Life with illustration (1990) which illustrates a number of these silhouette drawings which were used by Rackham for head and tailpieces and small text illustrations in magazines.

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