13. Hablot Browne “Phiz”

13. Hablot Browne “Phiz”

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Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”) (1815-1882)

Puffles goes steeplechasing.

“Puffles thinks he is in for a good thing — and so he is!”

Cartoon in two parts, ca. 1860s;

Ink and watercolor, each: 6.8 x 10.1" second scene signed “Phiz”.
Boards and original mats show some toning with age. Framed together in a narrow wood moulding with an archival top mat.

Provenance: from the collection of Henry C. Pitz, and has his name written verso.
The artist is best known for being Charles Dickens’s original illustrator when his novels were being serialized in British publications.

(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)