At the auction house on York,
they were feeling just fine.
Two hedge fund managers
buzzing on some free wine.
The estimate was just a bit over nine,
but they both had daughters named Madeline.
AMERICAN PAINTINGS, Sale No. N08297, LOT 176
March 08, 2007
LUDWIG BEMELMANS [1898-1962]
LITTLE MADELINE SAT IN BED, CRIED AND CRIED, HER EYES WERE RED
watercolor and ink on paper, 17.75 by 14.25 in.