WAIN (LOUIS) Fine drawing of an animated cat, signed in the image ("Louis Wain") and signed and inscribed on the conjoint leaf with Christmas wishes,
Lot 226
WAIN (LOUIS)
Fine drawing of an animated cat, signed in the image ("Louis Wain") and signed and inscribed on the conjoint leaf with Christmas wishes,
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,650) inc. premium

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WAIN (LOUIS)
Fine drawing of an animated cat, signed in the image ("Louis Wain") and signed and inscribed on the conjoint leaf with Christmas wishes, to the film producer R.J. Minney, both drawing and inscription executed in ochre oil pencil, on the inner leaf of a bifolium, within printed card covers, 120 x 80mm.

Footnotes

  • Included in the lot are seven autograph letters signed ("Louis Wain"), to Minney, one of which is dated 1921 and has film cells attached showing a Wain cat and his cabby playing golf ("...I am doing some films or the Cinema firms & the enclosed is a small piece of one film I have already had out with the Gaumont Company..."), other letters discussing pictures and prices, 1921-23. This group was sold at the sale of Minney's estate, Dreweatte Neate, 21 October 2004, lot 190 (£3,220).
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