28 Studies for 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' by George Roland Halkett

A collection of 26 preparatory drawings for 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' plus two handwritten lists of illustrations from the Scottish caricaturist, Halkett.


Pen & ink; pencil; pencil & watercolour
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Anonymous through The Art Fund

George Roland Halkett was editor of the 'Pall Mall Gazette' and the 'Pall Mall Magazine' and was elected President of the Society of Illustrators in 1897. The Courtauld hold a number of watercolour illustrations from the 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' publication.


Private collection.

Venue details

The Courtauld Gallery Somerset House, Strand, LONDON London WC2R 0RN 020 7848 2526 www.courtauld.ac.uk/gallery

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