2 of 78 portraits of H.G. Wells
by Claud Lovat Fraser
charcoal and wash, 1910s?
10 5/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (270 mm x 171 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), Novelist and social commentator. Sitter associated with 78 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Claud Lovat Fraser (1890-1921), Artist and designer. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter associated with 3 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 651
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.