Hablot Knight Browne, called Phiz
The Golden Spoon
Graphite on paper.
8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (216 x 343 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
"The Golden Spoon" inscribed in pencil at lower left; "J21" in pencil on verso.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Signed with artist's initials at lower left.
Title from item.
Sketch shows two women at center carrying a child holding a large spoon; they are accompanied by a mob of children, some of whom precede them with garlands and celebratory gestures while others pursue them with weeping and expressions of despair.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.