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A. Hugh Fisher (1867 - 1945)

Lot 220: STEPHENS, JAMES (1880 -1950, Irish poet and novelist)

Bonhams 3

March 29, 2011
London, United Kingdom

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PORTRAIT BY ALFRED HUGH FISHER (1867-1945), pencil drawing, head and shoulders in profile facing right smoking a cigarette, signed and inscribed by the artist with his own name and the sitter's and with two quotations from the Tibetan Book of the Dead ('If one cd be as good to each other as we are to animals what a world of saints we would be overnight...I don't love any people but I can love almost every animal from a worm up to an elephant', framed and glazed, size of image 10¼ x 8 inches (26 x 20 cm), overall size 17½ 14¾ inches (44.5 x 37.5 cm), dated 1941

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