WHISTLER Rex (1905-1944)
‘A Breach of Promise’ (with W&F. 414). Pen and ink. Inscribed top by Laurence Whistler: ‘Sketch for illustration opp.p.116 for Arabella in Africa by / Sir Frank Swettenham. 1925. “A Breach of Promise”. Rex Whistler’. Signed or inscribed bottom ‘R. J. Whistler 1924.’ Lit: Sir Frank Swettenham, Arabella in Africa, John Lane, 1925 (Whistler’s first book illustration commission). Verso: ‘Pinner Wood House’, the Whistler home 1923-1924. Pen and ink. Pencil inscribed and dated, 1924. Ex Collection: Ronald Fuller. 10.25x5.75 inches. Framed: 18.25x12.75 inches.