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Malcolm John MacDonald; Ramsay MacDonald

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Malcolm John MacDonald; Ramsay MacDonald, by Anthony Wysard, 1936 - NPG 6123 - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Malcolm John MacDonald; Ramsay MacDonald

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and gouache, 1936
11 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (287 mm x 240 mm)
Purchased, 1991
Primary Collection
NPG 6123


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  • Anthony Wysard (1907-1984), Caricaturist. Artist of 56 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.

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This caricature appeared the year after Ramsay MacDonald had resigned as Prime Minister. His son, Malcolm, also a Labour politician, had recently been re-elected to parliament. The caricature is entitled On and On and Up and Up and above the fireplace shows the progress of Ramsay MacDonald's career as he ascends a staircase to be greeted by a Royal figure at the top.

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