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Caricature

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    18th December 1900 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beerbohm, Max (Sir), born 1872 - died 1956 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper, ink, glue or paste, card mount

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Theatre Association

  • Museum number:

    S.232-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Caricature drawing of the theatre critic William Archer, by Max Beerbohm, showing Archer with a butterfly net and wheel in reference to the version by Henry Arthur Jones' 1884 version of Ibsen's play A Doll's House which he called Breaking the Butterfly.

Physical description

Caricature drawing of William Archer, by Max Beerbohm, showing Archer, blindfolded, wearing a kilt, with a butterfly net and wheel. Inscribed in ink to the right of the print by Max Beerbohm and dated 18 December 1900. Print glued to a card mount.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)

Date

18th December 1900 (painted)

Artist/maker

Beerbohm, Max (Sir), born 1872 - died 1956 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

paper, ink, glue or paste, card mount

Dimensions

Height: 33.5 cm Print size, Width: 27.6 cm Print size, Height: 45.5 cm Total with mount, Width: 35.7 cm Total with mount

Descriptive line

Caricature drawing of William Archer, by Max Beerbohm, showing Archer with a butterfly net and wheel in reference to Henry Arthur Jones' version of Ibsen's play A Doll's House entitled Breaking the Butterfly, dated 18 December 1900.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Glue or paste

Techniques

Free-hand drawing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Drawings; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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