Lot 96
  • 96

BEERBOHM, 'MR CHURCHILL', PENCIL AND WATERCOLOUR, 1943

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
47,500 GBP
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Description

  • Beerbohm, Max
  • 'Mr Churchill' 
  • Paper
216 by 210mm., watercolour and pencil, signed, inscribed with title and dated 1943, mounted, framed and glazed

Provenance

EXHIBITED:

'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-1992', Chris Beetles Gallery, November – December 1992, no 123; 'Images of Power: From the Jeffrey Archer Cartoon Collection', Monnow Valley Arts, 3 September - 30 October 2011

Literature

cf Rupert Hart-Davis, A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm (London, 1972), no 343; N. John Hall, Max Beerbohm Caricatures (New Haven and London, 1997), plate 139

Catalogue Note

There is a similar caricature in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, which is untitled and dated 1949.
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