How much is an original Winnie-the-Pooh sketch worth?

How much is an original Winnie-the-Pooh sketch worth?

A drawing from Winnie-the-Pooh has become the most expensive book illustration ever sold at auction with a £430,000 ($568,761) sale at Sotheby’s London today. The framed ink drawing of The Original Map of the Hundred Acre Wood is by E.H.

Who did the original illustrations for Winnie-the-Pooh?

E. H. ShepardWinnie-the-Pooh / IllustratorErnest Howard Shepard OBE MC was an English artist and book illustrator. He is known especially for illustrations of the anthropomorphic animal and soft toy characters in The Wind in the Willows and Winnie-the-Pooh. Wikipedia

What inspired EH Shepard?

Before beginning his illustrations, Shepard met with Kenneth Grahame to discuss his plans for the book and take a tour of the forest and river that inspired Grahame’s stories. The second time Shepard met with Grahame was just before his death when he had the chance to show him some of his line drawings for the book.

Where are the real Winnie-the-Pooh toys?

The New York Public Library
Since 1987, the REAL Pooh and four of his best friends–Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, and Tigger–have been living at The New York Public Library.

Was Winnie-the-Pooh hand drawn?

For starters, Winnie the Pooh, as the title implies, focuses on the denizens of the Hundred-Acre-Wood first created by A.A. Milne. However, where Winnie the Pooh really excels as a fitting final hand-drawn animated effort from Walt Disney Animation Studios is in its laidback style.

What mental illnesses are Winnie-the-Pooh characters?

The quiz was based on a study identifying the psychiatric diagnoses each Winnie the Pooh character embodied. Pooh was ADD, Tigger was ADHD, Rabbit was OCD, Roo was autism, Eeyore was depression and Christopher Robin was schizophrenia.

Who illustrated the Roald Dahl books?

Quentin Blake
As fondly remembered as Roald Dahl’s children’s books are the wonderful illustrations by Quentin Blake that made them come alive.

Why did A.A. Milne write Winnie-the-Pooh?

Milne knew of only one way to explain to his son what was happening — through his writing. A.A. Milne started writing a collection of short stories entitled Winnie-the-Pooh. It’s more likely, in my opinion, that the stories were a way for Milne to explain his own post-traumatic stress to his six-year-old son.

What happened to the real Winnie-the-Pooh?

Death. Milne lived for some years with myasthenia gravis, and died in his sleep on 20 April 1996 in Totnes, Devon, aged 75. After his death he was described by one newspaper as a “dedicated atheist”.