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Fred May (1891-1976)

Artist of 21 portraits
Fred May was a caricaturist and painter. May's earliest drawings were produced for the North Eastern Daily Gazette and his first cartoons for the Tatler were sent home in 1917 from the trenches where he was serving as an infantry officer. He continued to work for the Tatler until his death in 1976.

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6207

Sir (William) Guy Granet

by Fred May
ink, wash and white heightening, 1935
NPG 6207

D18479

Edward Charles Grenfell, 1st Baron St Just

by Fred May
pencil, brush and ink with white heightening, probably 1930s
NPG D18479

D7980

Frank Charlton; Thomas Rome

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, published 22 May 1935
NPG D7980

D4056

Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1920s-1930s
NPG D4056

D4057

Austen Leonard Reed

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1921 or 1927?
NPG D4057

D7985

John William Beaumont Pease, 1st Baron Wardington

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1921?
NPG D7985

D4055

Sir William McLintock, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1926 or 1936?
NPG D4055

D7983

Francis Bingham Mildmay, 1st Baron Mildmay of Flete

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1926
NPG D7983

D112

Sir Enoch Hill

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1932
NPG D112

D113

Sir (Richard) Woodman Burbidge, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1932
NPG D113

D7986

Francis Hugh Lowe

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, circa 1934
NPG D7986

D4053

Sir Eric Campbell Geddes

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D4053

D4054

Sir Robert Abbott Hadfield, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D4054

D7979

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7979

D7981

Sir Isidore Salmon

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7981

D7984

Sir (Richard) Woodman Burbidge, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7984

D4050

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4050

D4051

Sir Alfred Beit, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4051

D4058

Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4058