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One of Them Showed an Enormous Hole In a Wall At 'the Front'

Paul Cox (born 1957)


Inscribed 'The English Laugh' and publication details below mount

Pen ink and monochrome watercolour

7 ¼ x 8 ¼ inches

Tim Heald (Selected and Introduced), The Best After-Dinner Stories, London: The Folio Society, 2003, page 102, 'The English Laugh' by A P Herbert, 'Well in the last war the Germans were determined to cultivate the glorious sense of humour which had helped the British troops to victory on so many occasions, so they gave this picture as an example of the kind of humour which had inspired the British'

The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1870-2010, no 447

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