DE LA MARE, WALTER (1873-1956)
PORTRAIT BY MARK GERSON (b. 1921), vintage photograph, silver print, head and shoulders, in profile facing left, signed by Mark Gerson on the mount and inscribed 'London', photographer's stamp on the verso, framed and glazed, size of image 9 ½ x 8 inches (24 x 20 cm), overall size 15 ½ x 13 inches (39 x 32 cm), undated [but August 1953]
No example of this image, which is believed to be unpublished, is in the National Portrait Gallery. Mark Gerson was commissioned by Faber and Faber to photograph de la Mare in 1953.
PROVENANCE: Mark Gerson.