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Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bart.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on tracing paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Miriam Sacher Charitable Trust

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 301

Physical description

Caricature portrait of Sir Thomas Beecham conducting.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1930 (made)


Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Kapp 1930'
Signed and dated

Inscribed on the draiwing, and in pencil on the mount with name of sitter etc.


Height: 31.1 cm, Width: 19 cm

Descriptive line

Caricature drawing of the composer and conductor Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bart, conducting. Drawn in pen and ink by Edmond Xavier Kapp. 1930.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.


Tracing paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Music; Conductors (musicians)


Drawings; Caricatures & Cartoons; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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