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H.Beerbohm Tree as "Malvolio"

Drawing
1901 (painting (image-making))
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Full length caricature of the actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852-1917) as Malvolio in a production of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Her Majesty's Theatre, 1901. The caricature was painted by the artist L.J.Binns and has been signed by him in the bottom right hand corner.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink on card
Brief Description
Caricature of the actor/manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852-1917) as Malvolio in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Her Majesty's Theatre, 1901. Pen, ink and watercolour by L.J. Binns
Physical Description
Pen, ink and watercolour sketch by L.J. Binns showing Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Malvolio in Twelfth Night twirling one end of his moustache with his right hand and resting his left hand on his staff.

Dimensions
  • Height: 26.1cm
  • Width: 15.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • L.J.BINNS (Artist's signature in ink, lower right hand corner)
Credit line
Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard
Subject depicted
Literary ReferenceTwelfth Night
Summary
Full length caricature of the actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852-1917) as Malvolio in a production of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Her Majesty's Theatre, 1901. The caricature was painted by the artist L.J.Binns and has been signed by him in the bottom right hand corner.

Collection
Accession Number
S.1767-2012

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record createdDecember 19, 2012
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