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Alick P.F. Ritchie (1868-1938), Painter

Artist associated with 84 portraits
Alick Ritchie was born in Dundee, Scotland. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Antwerp before settling in London as a commercial artist. He produced many cartoons for Vanity Fair, the Sketch, the Bystander and many other magazines and journals. Ritchie's cartoons and caricatures included portraits of celebrities in a style satirising the Cubist and Futurist schools of art that were predominant at the time. In 1912, he published a book called Y? or Zoo-all-awry, consisting of drawings and rhymes of composite animals, such as the Octopussy Cat and the Porcupython. Ritchie became well known for his theatrical posters, and between the wars he also produced posters for the London Underground.

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5395

James Louis Garvin

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
watercolour, before 1911
NPG 5395

D18067

Frank Hedges Butler

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
chromolithograph, early 20th century
NPG D18067

D18068

Unknown sitters

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
chromolithograph, early 20th century
NPG D18068

D1255

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D1255

D9642

William Booth

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 21 June 1905
NPG D9642

D9851

Sir John Martin-Harvey

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 14 June 1905
NPG D9851

D9921

Samuel Forde Ridley

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 3 May 1905
NPG D9921

D9922

Samuel Forde Ridley

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 3 May 1905
NPG D9922

D18065

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D18065

D18066

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D18066

D18064

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
chromolithograph, 1907 or after
NPG D18064

D9791

Frederick Harrison

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, 1908-1911
NPG D9791

D9816

Charles Yale Knight

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 14 November 1908
NPG D9816

D9817

Sir John Knill, 2nd Bt

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, 1908-1911
NPG D9817

D9991

Frank Wootton

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, 1908-1911
NPG D9991

D9723

Sir Gerald Du Maurier

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, 1909 or before
NPG D9723

D9601

(Thomas Stange Heiss) Oscar Asche

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
lithograph, published 29 November 1911
NPG D9601