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“Mac” the West Highland Terrier, drawing by Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin RBA (English, 1870-1935)

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“Mac” the West Highland Terrier, drawing by Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin RBA (English, 1870-1935)

A rare preparatory drawing on ivorine by Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin RBA (English, 1870-1935), of “Mac” his beloved West Highland Terrier published 1934 by Eyre & Spottiswoode in Aldin’s “Just Among Friends”. Signed and dedicated bottom right “from Cecil Aldin to Adele Astaire”. The reverse bears interesting pencil note “71/3 wide deep etch note artists instruction”. Lady Charles Cavendish Adele Astaire (American, 1896-1981) was Fred Astaire’s famous elder sister, and his partner in a 27-year career in vaudeville and theatre, beginning when he was five and she was eight. English, 1934.


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Medium Group: Paintings

Year: 1934

 
 

Breed: West Highland White Terrier

Artist: Aldin, Cecil

 
 

 

 

 
 

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Dimensions: 9¾ x 13 inches

 
       
   
       
 




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