A Happy Christmas To You
Beatrix Potter (English, 1866–1943)
Sheet: 10.5 x 18 cm (4 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.) Framed: 23 x 29.4 x 1.5 cm (9 1/16 x 11 9/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor over graphite pencil with touches of pen and black ink on light weight card stock
Not On View
Four rabbits at table being served Christmas pudding.
At left, in graphite pencil: A happy / Christmas / to you
Lower left in graphite pencil: HBP.
Sold by Justin G. Schiller, Kingston, NY to Mrs. Betsy Beinecke Shirley; by inheritance to her daughter, Jody S. Gill, Milton, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Jody S. Gill to MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)
Gift of Jody S. Gill in memory of her mother, Betsy Beinecke Shirley
Reproduced by permission of Frederick Warne & Co