Big bucks for bunnies

From Artdaily.org:

Today at Sotheby’s London, Beatrix Potter’s original watercolour illustration for the final scene from “The Rabbits’ Christmas Party” sequence sold for the remarkable sum of £289,250 … setting a new record for any book illustration sold at auction.

Not just an illustration for a children’s book, but an honest-to-goodness work of art. Click to see the full sized version at Artdaily.org.

The Rabbits' Christmas Party

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: