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Professor Henry Tonks

Sir Max Beerbohm (1872-1956)


Price
SOLD

Signed
Signed and inscribed 'Mr Tonks'
Pencil sketch of Winston Churchill on reverse

Medium
Pencil and watercolour

Dimensions
12 ½ x 8 ¼ inches

Provenance
Piccadilly Gallery, London;
Thomas Geoffrey Blackwell;
Christie's, London, 6 July 1951, Lot 4, with a Beerbohm of Philip Wilson Steer

Literature
Rupert Hart-Davis, A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm, London: Macmillan, 1972, No 1661;
N JOHN HALL, MAX BEERBOHM CARICATURES, NEW HAVEN & LONDON: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1997, PLATE 115

Exhibited
London Group, 1911;
'The Illustrators: 1800-2008', Portico Library and Gallery, Manchester, November 2008-January 2009;
'A Century of British Art: 1900-1945', Chris Beetles Gallery, 21 June-17 July 2021, No 20

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