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Title
Sudden appearance of Mr. Beerbohm in the New English Art Club
Names
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 (Artist)
Hooper, Anthony Robin Maurice, Sir, 1918-1987 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1909
Place: London?
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll+++ Framed Beerbohm ZP8 B44 1909
Topics
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956
New English Art Club
Genres
Drawings
Caricatures
Portraits
Picture frames
Notes
Content: Signed and dated "Max 1909," in pencil in upper right corner.
Content: Title written in pencil in Beerbohm's hand in upper left corner.
Content: Exhibited at the New English Art Club, London, 1909; article on the drawing appeared in the London Daily Mail, May 22, 1909.
Content: "Max, exquisitely dressed, stands among a shabby crowd of lay-figure artists. A bust of Wilson Steer over the door. This is the earliest known drawing in which Max has a moustache."--From Rupert Hart-Davis's A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm (London: Macmillan, 1972), p. 130, no. 1434.
Content: "Beerbohm executed other caricatures of the N.E.A.C. in 1906 and 1907 which featured Sickert, Orpen, Conder, John, MacColl, Tonks, William Rothenstein, Roger Fry, L.A. Harrison, Walter Russell, and Albert Rutherston, with Conder and Fry being replaced in the second version by Wilfrid de Glehn and Sargent."--From Sotheby's catalog, Modern British Art, June 21, 2000, lot 14.
Ownership: Formerly owned by Sir Anthony Hooper, Bart. Sold by Sotheby's (London) on June 21, 2000. Donated to the Berg Collection, December 7, 2011.
Ownership: From the collection of John D. and Paul L. Herring
Physical Description
Watercolors
Extent: 1 art original : pencil and watercolor wash on paper ; 41 x 33 cm, with mat and frame 65 x 55 cm (25.5 x 21 x 1.75 inches)
In gilt wood frame carved with flower-and-leaf motifs
Description
Full-length caricature portrait of British caricaturist and writer Max Beerbohm. Beerbohm holds a top hat in his left hand and a cane in his right hand as he enters a room of men at the New English Art Club.
Type of Resource
Still image
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 781640714
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19567119
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 23.04.026
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd8d8f90-b07a-013b-7587-0242ac110002
Copyright Notice
© The Estate of Sir Max Beerbohm. Courtesy Berlin Associates
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1909: Created
  • 1956: Creator Died
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Sudden appearance of Mr. Beerbohm in the New English Art Club" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de4e4010-bc65-013b-e21e-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Sudden appearance of Mr. Beerbohm in the New English Art Club" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de4e4010-bc65-013b-e21e-0242ac110002

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1909). Sudden appearance of Mr. Beerbohm in the New English Art Club Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de4e4010-bc65-013b-e21e-0242ac110002

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Sudden appearance of Mr. Beerbohm in the New English Art Club