9 April 2019
Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957)
Dr Meyrick Booth
signed 'Wyndam Lewis.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
11 ½ x 9 3/8 in. (29.2 x 23.7 cm.)
Executed in 1932.
Acquired by the present owner's grandfather, and by descent.
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W. Michel, Wyndham Lewis. Paintings and Drawings, London, 1971, p. 396, no. 736, pl. 101.
Dr Meyrick Booth (1883-active 1940s) was a British psychologist and translator. A second portrait, after Wyndham Lewis is held in the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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