Dusky Potentate (to Interpreter): Who is this red-faced pig? May a thousand jackals dance sideways on his mother's grave.
Interpreter (to Visiting Sahib): The Peacock of Integrity and Mirror of Justice says, 'May your path be strewn with roses for this honour' ...
Eric Fraser (1902-1983)
Pen and ink with bodycolour
4 ¼ x 6 ¾
Lilliput, September 1944, Page 213, 'Dubber, je vous aime' by D B Wyndham-Lewis
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1870-2021', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2021-January 2022, No 162