12 June 1998
Sir Max Beerbohm (1872-1956)
signed 'Max' (lower left), inscribed 'Mr W.W. Russell' (lower right)
pencil, brush, black ink and watercolour
12¼ x 6½ in. (31.1 x 16.5 cm.)
Leicester Galleries, London.
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R. Hart-Davis, A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm, London, 1972, no.1348.
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