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The fox without a tail.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1896 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morgan, Walter Jenks, born 1847 - died 1924 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    RENIER.42

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Walter Jenks Morgan (1847-1924) was an illustrator and genre painter. Born at Bilston, and educated at Sir Robert Peel's School, Tamworth, Morgan moved to Birmingham and became apprenticed to a lithographer. He studied at the Birmingham School of Art and the Birmingham Society of Artists and produced illustrations for several magazines, including The Graphic and Illustrated London News. He exhibited widely, including at the Royal Academy, the New Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of British Artists, and he became President of both the Birmingham Art Circle and the Midlands Art Club.

Physical description

Illustration for black and white bookplate on page 60 of Nursery rhymes and fables, collected and illustrated by Walter Jenks Morgan. Illustration for the fable The fox without a tail featuring a fox without a tail surrounded by other foxes with tails in a wood.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1896 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Morgan, Walter Jenks, born 1847 - died 1924 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'The fox without a tail'.
Inscription in pencil on the illustration.

'Renier' and 'AR'.
Inscription in ink on the back of the illustration.

'AR'
Inscription in pencil on the front of the mount.

Scribbles.
Scribbles in pencil on the back of the illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 15 cm

Descriptive line

Pencil drawing by Walter Jenks Morgan. Illustration for 'Nursery rhymes and fables', collected and illustrated by Walter Jenks Morgan, published in London by the Christian Knowledge Society, 1896.

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Foxes; Woods

Categories

Books; Illustration; Children & Childhood; National Art Library

Production Type

Unique

Collection

National Art Library

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