# 43853

OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (1888 - 1960)

The lyre bird gave imitation

$2,200.00 AUD

Pen and ink on card, 175 x 122 mm (mount line), signed lower left I.R.O., titled in the image in pencil, numbered ’14’ upper right, framed.

A charming original work by one of Australia’s most beloved children’s illustrators. The pencilled titles and number indicate it was most likely prepared for publication.

Provenance :

private collection, Melbourne, since the 1970s