November 2018 Auction Ends Thursday, November 8th, 5pm Pacific
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Ludwig Bemelmans painting for his ''Madeline'' series of children's books, illustrating a scene here for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat''. Rendered in mixed media on board, signed ''Bemelmans'' at lower right. Painting measures 31.75'' x 19'', with vividly rich colors. Back of board is stamped by the Hammer Galleries, who originally sold Bemelmans' work for him, with an additional stamp reading ''Sketch for MADELINE And the Bad Hat by LUDWIG BEMELMANS''. Additional provenance includes sale by the Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, Inc. in its 16 January 1987 auction. With frame, painting measures 40.5'' x 28.5''. Some toning to board consistent in color with the scene, support for painting is bowed, and a small amount of surface cracking on the water. Overall in very good plus condition.
Ludwig Bemelmans Painting for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' -- Gorgeous & Vivid Painting Measures 31.75'' x 19''Ludwig Bemelmans Painting for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' -- Gorgeous & Vivid Painting Measures 31.75'' x 19''Ludwig Bemelmans Painting for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' -- Gorgeous & Vivid Painting Measures 31.75'' x 19''Ludwig Bemelmans Painting for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' -- Gorgeous & Vivid Painting Measures 31.75'' x 19''
Ludwig Bemelmans Painting for ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' -- Gorgeous & Vivid Painting Measures 31.75'' x 19''
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