Phil May Lord Rosslyn date not known

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Artwork details

Artist
Phil May 1864–1903
Title
Lord Rosslyn
Date Date not known
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 187 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1927
Reference
N04265
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Catalogue entry

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.

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

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