Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951) Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman,
Lot 242
Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951) Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman,
Sold for US$ 29,280 inc. premium
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Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951) Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman, Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951) Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman, Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951) Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman,
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Arthur Szyk (Polish, 1894-1951)
Four illustrations for an unpublished edition of Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman, comprising:
1. Sir Kenneth and Ilderim Sheerkohf.
2. Sir Kenneth and Ilderim Sheerkohf meet the hermit Theodoric of Engaddi.
3. Sir Kenneth and the hermit in the chapel.
4. Sir Kenneth visits King Richard the Lionheart in his tent at Ascalon.
Each signed.
Watercolor and gouache.
Each 14.6 x 10.2cm (5 3/4 x 4in).
Matted and framed.

Footnotes

  • Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman (1825) tells the story of Sir Kenneth of the Couchant Leopard, Prince Royal of Scotland, during the Third Crusade of the twelfth century.
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