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49 Portraits in set:

Drawings by Powys Evans, 1920s-1930s

53 sketch books and large number of loose portrait sketches and other drawings, by the popular caricaturist Powys Evans, who was better known as ‘Quiz’. Evans was employed to produce pen and ink portrait drawings and satirical portraits of prominent people of the day for various magazines, including The London Review and The Saturday Review. The sketchbooks contain rough portrait outlines in pencil, taken from life and used as working drawings for the published portraits and caricatures, of artistic, literary, theatrical and political figures from the period 1918 to 1931.

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Harold Nicolson, by Powys Evans - NPG D33407

Harold Nicolson

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s
NPG D33407

Glyn Warren Philpot, by Powys Evans - NPG D33410

Glyn Warren Philpot

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s-1930s
NPG D33410

Robert Graves, by Powys Evans - NPG D33412

Robert Graves

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s
NPG D33412

Lilian Mary Baylis, by Powys Evans - NPG D33462

Lilian Mary Baylis

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s-1930s
NPG D33462

Margaret Moore Kennedy, by Powys Evans - NPG D33464

Margaret Moore Kennedy

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s-1930s
NPG D33464

Clare Leighton, by Powys Evans - NPG D33465

Clare Leighton

by Powys Evans
pen and ink, 1920s-1930s
NPG D33465

Denis Paton, by Powys Evans - NPG D1667

Denis Paton

by Powys Evans
crayon, 1920s-1930s
NPG D1667

Sylvia Gosse, by Powys Evans - NPG D1671

Sylvia Gosse

by Powys Evans
pencil, 1920s-1930s
NPG D1671

Amos Borghi, by Powys Evans - NPG D1672

Amos Borghi

by Powys Evans
pencil, 1920s-1930s
NPG D1672

George Lansbury, by Powys Evans - NPG D1675

George Lansbury

by Powys Evans
pencil, 1920s-1930s
NPG D1675

Frank Julian, by Powys Evans - NPG D1677

Frank Julian

by Powys Evans
pencil, 1920s-1930s
NPG D1677