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News Stand near Les Halles

pen and ink on paper

c. 1950


23.8 x 18.4 cm. (image)

artist’s titled label to reverse of frame

An original illustration for Searle’s Paris Sketchbook. London: Saturn Press, 1950. Illustrated p. 75.

This early and fully finished pen and ink drawing is an original illustration for Searle’s Paris Sketchbook which is considered to contain some of the artist’s best work. ‘It is a personal journal by a husband and wife,who, loving Paris, dedicated a holiday to recording some of the people and places they most wanted to remember’ – dust-jacket blurb.)

SOLD (artist’s original frame)

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