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De Arte Pictoria

Artist:
Max Beerbohm (British, London 1872–1956 Rapallo)
Date:
1901
Medium:
Color lithograph
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 5/16 x 10 13/16 in. (38.9 x 27.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.543.19
Not on view
Signature: in stone: "Max"

Inscription: in stone: "J.B. [John Bull] "Two-ought. three seven. 'David Playing Before Saul'?" (pause) "There's Saul 'im with the crown on 'is 'ead. Saul what was also called Paul. And there's young David with the 'arp." (pause) "and there's the evenin' star in the middle." (pause) "Lor'! What a lesson to all of us." (pause) Colourin' very fine. Something like a picture that is! (marks it in catalogue and totters to next canvas).
Vendor: Suckling and Co.
N. John Hall, Beerbohm.187
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