Description: 311 by 394mm., pen ink and watercolour with pencil, signed ‘Max’, inscribed with title and dated 1911, mounted, framed and glazed,
some minor browning
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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Literature: The Times; Max Beerbohm,
Fifty Caricatures, (London, 1913), no 38; Rupert Hart-Davis,
A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm (London, 1972), no 1118
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NEAC, Winter 1911; London Group, 1913; ‘Pure Gold’, 50 Years of The Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries, 9-19 February 2011; ‘The Long Nineteenth Century: Treasures and Pleasures’, Chris Beetles Gallery, March-April 2014, no 143