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Drawing - London Laughs: Victoria and Albert Museum
  • London Laughs: Victoria and Albert Museum
    Lee, Joseph, born 1901 - died 1974
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London Laughs: Victoria and Albert Museum

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lee, Joseph, born 1901 - died 1974 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, brush and ink and blue crayon on card

  • Museum number:

    E.73-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case 2F, shelf 24

Physical description

A cartoon depicting a man and a women standing on some steps inside the Victoria and Albert Museum. One of the women wearing a long fur trimmed coat, is peering through her spectacles at a bust on a plinth. The man, holding his hat in his hands, looks over his shoulder at the woman.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Lee, Joseph, born 1901 - died 1974 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, brush and ink and blue crayon on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'LEE' and dated in pencil on the back '18 October 1934'.
'Yes, too wonderful. And how DID she keep so delightfully slim?'
'London Laughs: Victoria and Albert Museum'

Dimensions

Height: 53.3 cm, Width: 38.1 cm

Descriptive line

Original illustration for a series of cartoons by Joseph Lee, 'London Laughs: Victoria and Albert Museum', pen, ink and crayon, 1934

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996

Materials

Paper; Pen; Brush and ink; Blue crayon; Material

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Man; Bust; Women; Subject

Categories

Drawings; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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