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The Critics

1 of 21 portraits of James Evershed Agate

The Critics, by Edward John Burra, 1932 - NPG 6370 - © estate of Edward Burra<br />

© estate of Edward Burra

The Critics

by Edward John Burra
ink, 1932
19 7/8 in. x 15 in. (505 mm x 381 mm) uneven
Purchased, 1996
Primary Collection
NPG 6370


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  • Edward John Burra (1905-1976), Painter. Artist of 3 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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The drawing is from a series of illustrations commissioned for The ABC of Theatre; it accompanied the following doggerel by Humbert Wolfe: 'E is for Ervine, Brown, Morgan and Agate looking patiently round for something to nag at.'

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