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Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm

(1872-1956), Writer and caricaturist

Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Artist associated with 28 portraits
Sir Henry Maximilian 'Max' Beerbohm was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist under the signature ‘Max’. He first became known in the 1890s as a dandy and a humorist. He was the drama critic for the Saturday Review from 1898 until 1910, when he relocated to Rapallo, Italy. In his later years he was popular for his occasional radio broadcasts. Among his best-known works is his only novel, Zuleika Dobson, published in 1911. His caricatures, drawn usually in pen or pencil with muted watercolour tinting, are in many public collections.

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Sir Max Beerbohm, by Charles Haslewood Shannon - NPG 4330

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Charles Haslewood Shannon
lithograph, 1896
NPG 4330

Sir Max Beerbohm, by William Nicholson - NPG 3850

Sir Max Beerbohm

by William Nicholson
oil on canvas, 1905
NPG 3850

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Sir Max Beerbohm - NPG 5107

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Sir Max Beerbohm
watercolour, 1923
NPG 5107

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Reginald Grenville Eves - NPG 4000

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Reginald Grenville Eves
pencil, 1936
NPG 4000

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Kay Bell Reynal - NPG P202

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Kay Bell Reynal
bromide print, 1955
NPG P202

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Kay Bell Reynal - NPG P203

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Kay Bell Reynal
bromide print, 1955
NPG P203

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG Ax7783

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 15 January 1908
NPG Ax7783

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Unknown photographer - NPG x14349

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1930s?
NPG x14349

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Unknown photographer - NPG x46600

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Unknown photographer
velox snapshot print, circa 1937
NPG x46600

Sir Max Beerbohm, published by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14022

Sir Max Beerbohm

published by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1937
NPG x14022

Sir Max Beerbohm, published by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40016

Sir Max Beerbohm

published by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1937
NPG x40016

Sir Max Beerbohm ('Men of the Day. No. 696.'), by Walter Sickert - NPG D44885

Sir Max Beerbohm ('Men of the Day. No. 696.')

by Walter Sickert
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 9 December 1897
NPG D44885

Sir Max Beerbohm, by William Rothenstein - NPG D32976

Sir Max Beerbohm

by William Rothenstein
lithograph, published 1899 (1898)
NPG D32976

Sir Max Beerbohm, by Mark Wayner (Weiner) - NPG D23324

Sir Max Beerbohm

by Mark Wayner (Weiner)
lithograph, published 1931
NPG D23324

Sir Max Beerbohm, after William Rothenstein - NPG D4448

Sir Max Beerbohm

after William Rothenstein
transfer lithograph, 20 July 1941 (1928)
NPG D4448

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