Phil May I Define the Criminal Characteristics in Physiognomy of Chas Peace ?c.1889–90

Artwork details

Artist
Phil May 1864–1903
Title
I Define the Criminal Characteristics in Physiognomy of Chas Peace
Date ?c.1889–90
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 159 x 197 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1927
Reference
N04267
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Catalogue entry

N04267 I DEFINE THE CRIMINAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE PHYSIOGNOMY OF CHAS PEASE (?) c. 1889–90

Inscr. ‘I define the criminal characteristics in the physiognomy of Chas Pease.’ b.r.
Pen, 6 1/4×7 3/4 (16×19).
Purchased from James A. Simpson (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1927.
Lit: Thorpe, 1932, pp.31–2 and 66.

See N04266; the parson is presumably the Rev. Joseph Slapkins.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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