May 11, 2023 10:00 EST

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  Lot 8
 

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BEERBOHM, MAX
Charlie Parr, O.B.E.
Drawing in sepia ink and wash on paper mounted to thin card, signed and inscribed. Overall 7 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches (18 x 14 cm) the portrait of Parr signed "Max" (l.r), with a note below in his hand dated November 1 1943 from Abinger Manor Cottage, Abington Common, Surrey, reading "Dear Mrs Judd. That portrait of The Irreproachable was acquired by The Times. But I have an immoderately good memory for anything that I have drawn; and I beg your acceptance of this revocation of C.P. With all best wishes for the [?] banquet, I am yours very truly, Max Beerbohm." Small chip to the brittle card resulting in a tear with loss just entering the drawn frame at the edge of the drawing, some lightstain and timestain, abrasions to edges from earlier crude framing. Verso with the label of (framers?) F.J. Harris & Son, 14, Green Street, Bath.

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BEERBOHM, MAX
Charlie Parr, O.B.E.
Drawing in sepia ink and wash on paper mounted to thin card, signed and inscribed. Overall 7 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches (18 x 14 cm) the portrait of Parr signed "Max" (l.r), with a note below in his hand dated November 1 1943 from Abinger Manor Cottage, Abington Common, Surrey, reading "Dear Mrs Judd. That portrait of The Irreproachable was acquired by The Times. But I have an immoderately good memory for anything that I have drawn; and I beg your acceptance of this revocation of C.P. With all best wishes for the [?] banquet, I am yours very truly, Max Beerbohm." Small chip to the brittle card resulting in a tear with loss just entering the drawn frame at the edge of the drawing, some lightstain and timestain, abrasions to edges from earlier crude framing. Verso with the label of (framers?) F.J. Harris & Son, 14, Green Street, Bath.

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