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The Political Cartoon Collection of Jeffrey Archer

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Max Beerbohm
‘DRAUGHTING A BILL AT THE BOARD OF TRADE’ (‘MR CHURCHILL: “OH, I UNDERSTAND ALL THESE FIGURES, RIGHT ENOUGH. WHAT WE’VE GOT TO DO, GENTLEMEN, IS TO PUT SOME - ER - HUMANISING GINGER INTO ’EM”’)
322 by 403mm., pen ink and watercolour, signed and dated 1909, inscribed with title, mounted together with extracts from the 1957 Leicester Galleries exhibition catalogue, framed and glazed
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Provenance

From The Collection of Winston Churchill

EXHIBITED:

‘The Scottish Fine Arts And Print Club Loan’, Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh, 1937; ‘Max In Retrospect’, Leicester Galleries, May 1952, no 81; ‘Sir Max Beerbohm. A Memorial Exhibition’, Leicester Galleries, June 1957, no 145 ('lent by the Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H., D.L.'); ‘The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-1997’, Chris Beetles Gallery, November 1997 – January 1998, no 322

Bibliographie

Randolph S. Churchill, Winston S. Churchill, vol. II (London, 1967), opposite p. 306;
Rupert Hart-Davis, A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm (London, 1972), no 329

Description

As noted by Hart-Davis, 'W.C. in an armchair surrounded by aged officials. Edward Marsh guards the door'. The cartoon, used by Randolph S. Churchill in his biography of his father, is noted by Hart-Davis, as being owned by Winston Churchill.

The Political Cartoon Collection of Jeffrey Archer

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