Sir Max Beerbohm(1872-1956), Writer and caricaturist
Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Artist associated with 29 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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by Sir Max Beerbohm
pencil and watercolour, 1931