Humour through the Ages
Toyo Mitsuhito the poet acts strangely in depositing rice from bowl on head: when questioned as to meaning of uncustomary procedure, makes explanation that was under erroneous impression that said bowl contained maize.
[From a Japanese print]
Fougasse (Cyril Kenneth Bird) (1887-1965)
Inscribed with title
Pen ink and watercolour
13 ¾ x 9 ¾
'Memorial Exhibition of the Work of Fougasse', Fine Art Society, London, June 1966, No 67; 'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1870-2021', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2021-January 2022, No 103