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619   Ernest Shepard  $200 Unopened $200 0 Login to place bid or Register to bid

#619 - Ernest Shepard

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English artist and book illustrator (1879–1976) known especially for his human-like animals in illustrations for Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne. ANS signed “Ernest H. Shepard,” one page, 4.75 x 2.75, no date. Humorous note and sketch sent to Miss Story. In full: “The cracker went off unexpectedly & blew the whelk and the winkle away.” At the end, Shepard draws a small sketch of the tiny sea creatures tugging on either end of a celebratory cracker. In very good condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds and irregularly trimmed edges. A desirable and appropriate sketch as an example of Shepard’s anthropomorphic critters. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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