Michael Ayrton 1921-1975

Michael Ayrton  1921-1975
Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975 Michael Ayrton  1921-1975
Offered by: Strachan Fine Art Ltd.
Dealer reference: S00148

Description

Illustrations to The Pentameron circa 1944

The original artwork for illustrations to an edition of Giambattista Basile’s Il Pentamerone, in a translation by Sir Richard Burton, which was published by William Kimber. The printer’s instructions are in the artist’s own hand.
The cover in pen and Indian ink and coloured wash,
11.25 x 9 ins., 28.5 x 22.75 cms.
The fronticepiece and five illustrations in pen and Indian ink, each 10.25 x 5.75 ins., 26 x 14.5 cms.
7 drawings mounted and in wooden frames with a silver finish.

Height: 10.25inch (26.04 cm)
Width: 5.75inch (14.61 cm)

Condition

Very good

Date

Circa 1944

Price

£4,500.00

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