Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - John Hassall: The Babes in the Wood, circa 1900

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John Hassall:
The Babes in the Wood, circa 1900

Framed (ref: 62)
Signed; signed and titled on reverse

Watercolour and pen and ink on paper, 15 x 8 in. (38.1 x 21.5 cm.)

Tags: John Hassall children Highlights of 20/21 Art Fair illustration Last Romantics



Provenance: Mr Hartley, 1900; private collection
Exhibited: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Loan Exhibition of Modern Illustration, 1900 (3143)

In a guilded oak slip with laurel knull

This is probably an illustration for Blackie's Popular Nursery Stories, published 1900 - the first of over 70 books illustrated by Hassall for Blackie and Sons Ltd.


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