Sothebys: The Fantasy World of Arthur Rackham: Rare Original Illustrations from the Collection of Shirley Carter Burden - bidstart 11/19, L21414, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/01/2021 - 12/01/2021
Page Size: 34 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Rip Van Winkle (Sure Enough! It is Rip Van Winkle), 1904

1904GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 6,300.00
2Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ("Off with his head!"), 1907

1907GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 69,300.00
3Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The lngoldsby Legends (A flood of brown stout he was up to his knees in)

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
4Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania lying asleep), 1908

1908GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 47,880.00
5Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for A Midsummer Night's Dream (She never had so sweet a changeling), 1908

1908GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 50,400.00
6Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for A Midsummer Night's Dream (Up and down, up and down, Goblin), 1908

1908GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,680.00
7Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm ("Briar Rose"')

GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
8Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm ("The Seven Ravens")

GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
9Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Rhinegold and the Valkirie (The likeness between Siegmund and Sieglinde)

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 10,080.00
10Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods (There I learned what love is like)

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 16,380.00
11Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Aesop's Fables ("Medicine Show"), 1912

1912GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 21,420.00
12Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Aesop's Fables ("The Blackamoor")

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
13Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (Kensington Gardens), 1912

1912GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 30,240.00
14Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Illustration for Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures (Puss in Boots)

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 10,080.00
15Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures (Frog Prince), 1913

1913GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 13,860.00
16Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Allies' Fairy Book (The dragon flew out and caught the queen)

GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 25,200.00
17Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Comus (And they, so perfect is their misery...), 1914

1914GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 8,820.00
18Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Comus (No goblin or swart faery of the mine), 1914

1914GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 11,340.00
19Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for Comus (The brothers rush in with swords drawn)

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 11,970.00
20Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Tempest (For every trifle are they set upon me)

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
21Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (The nightmare, with her whole ninefold)

GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 27,720.00
22Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Vicar of Wakefield (An epitaph for my wife)

GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
23Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Vicar of Wakefield (Sunday waistcoats for Dick and Bill)

GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 9,450.00
24Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Vicar of Wakefield (A favourite song of Dryden's)

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 10,080.00
25Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham | Original illustration for The Vicar of Wakefield (Closeted up with the fortune-teller)

GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
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