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- Phil May 1864–1903
- Ink on paper
- Support: 187 x 117 mm
- Purchased 1927
N04265 LORD ROSSLYN
Inscr. ‘Phil May.’ t.r., ‘Lord Rosslyn.’ b.r., and ‘tonight’ in pencil at bottom, covered by mount.
Pen, 7 3/8×4 5/8 (18·75×11·5); cut irregularly at 1.
Purchased from James A. Simpson (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1927.
This is presumably a caricature of James Francis Harry, 5th Earl of Rosslyn, 1869–1939, who succeeded to the title in 1890.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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