£600 - £800
SIR JOSEPH NOEL PATON, RSA (1821-1901) SIR CRUNSH'EM JOWLER'S DINNER PARTY signed with initials, dated Augst. 26 1854, inscribed with the title, Ben Rhydding and dedicated to "Daisy" with much love JNP, pen and ink, arched top, 19 x 23cm
According to a label on the backboard the recipient of this inventive and funny drawing by one of the leading exponents of Victorian fairy painting, was Margaret MacDougall, for whom it was drawn as a birthday present.
Closed tear lower right, slight foxing and overall lightly browned
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