Watercolour and pencil on paper. Signed to the bottom right corner. The image measures 26 x 19.5 cm. Mounted and framed. A beautiful, delicate illustration of the little mermaid rising out of the water and looking up at the spirits of the air that arc above her, with a ship in the distance. In fine condition.
This piece was published as a full page colour plate opposite page 64 in the first edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by Appleton, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, London. Provenance: The Maas Gallery, London (gallery label retained); from the artist's studio sale.
Stock code: 17551