BEERBOHM (MAX) Autograph self-caricature, signed, 1899
Lot 29
BEERBOHM (MAX) Autograph self-caricature, signed, 1899
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,025) inc. premium

Lot Details
BEERBOHM (MAX)
Autograph self-caricature, showing Max in profile, full-length, with top hat held in his right hand, and Malacca cane in his left, signed to the right of the image "Max" and inscribed below "Max/ For Richard Pryce '99", in black ink, his coat in brown wash, laid down on card, minor chips to the edges, some discolouring through dust or damp-staining (possibly in large degree restorable), with frame, 320 x 203 mm., 1899

Footnotes

  • A SELF-CARICATURE DRAWN BY MAX FOR A FELLOW AUTHOR OF THE 'NINETIES: Richard Pryce (1864-1942) was a novelist and dramatist who, like Max, had contributed to the Yellow Book. He was at this time writing Jezebel (1897-99), published in 1900 (see the finding aid for his papers, from the collection of Michael Sadler, held by the University of California, Los Angeles, Charles E. Young Research Library). Max meanwhile was Drama Critic for the Saturday Review.
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