Wyndham Lewis (British, 1882-1957) Head of Douglas Jerrold 30 x 23 cm. (12 x 9 in.)
Lot 53
Percy Wyndham Lewis (British, 1882-1957) Head of Douglas Jerrold 30 x 23 cm. (12 x 9 in.)
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,261) inc. premium
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Percy Wyndham Lewis (British, 1882-1957)
Head of Douglas Jerrold
signed, inscribed and dated 'Wyndham Lewis/1937./-for Douglas Jerrold' (lower right)
pencil, chalk and wash
30 x 23 cm. (12 x 9 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Eyre & Spottiswoode (Publishers) Ltd.
    With Keith Chapman Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner

    LITERATURE:
    W. Michel, Wyndham Lewis, Paintings and Drawings, University of California Press, California, 1971, cat.no.890, p.405, pl.131 (ill.b&w)

    Douglas Jerrold (1893-1964) was a publisher and author, he was a director of Eyre & Spottiswoode from 1929, became chairman in 1945 and re-launched his right-wing journal as the New English Review Magazine. His portrait may be found in the National Portrait Gallery.
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