Lot 217: Aldin (Cecil Charles Windsor, 1870-1935). The Empty Mug, circa 1921, pencil with colour pastel, titled "The Empty Mug (not apropos of the Lygon's hospitable doors)" and signed lower left, drawn onto the front endpaper of the book Old Inns, by Cecil Aldin, published by William Heinemann, 1921, with additional signed presentation inscription "To my friend S. B. Russell, Cecil Aldin" to upper right corner, sheet size 25.5 x 19cm (10 x 7.5ins). The drawing depicts one of the regulars at the Lygon Arms, Brodway, which is described in Aldin's book on pages 104 to 112, of which the dedicatee, S.B. Russell, was the owner. (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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