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Cartoons by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge, 1900-1950


50 Portraits in set

59 cartoons of early 20th century political figures, mainly pen and ink, some gouache, drawn by Bernard Partridge for Punch magazine between 1902 and 1942. This group of cartoons was acquired in connection with the purchase of drawings for the Gallery’s Primary Collection from the artist’s widow Lady Partridge.

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Clipping Him Close, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9861

Clipping Him Close

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1902
NPG D9861

Practice and Precept, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9930

Practice and Precept

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1904
NPG D9930

Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram; George Bernard Shaw, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D1181

Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram; George Bernard Shaw

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, published in Punch 16 June 1909
NPG D1181

Stiffening Their Necks, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9821

Stiffening Their Necks

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1911
NPG D9821

The Home-Coming (King George V), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9762

The Home-Coming (King George V)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1912
NPG D9762

Trials of an Idealist (David Lloyd George), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9811

Trials of an Idealist (David Lloyd George)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1919
NPG D9811

Salvage (Robert Smillie), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9942

Salvage (Robert Smillie)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1920
NPG D9942

Alleviation's Artful Aid (David Lloyd George), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9812

Alleviation's Artful Aid (David Lloyd George)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1921
NPG D9812

Another 'Serpent of Old Nile', by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9587

Another 'Serpent of Old Nile'

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1922
NPG D9587

The Asia Minor Duet (David Lloyd George), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9651

The Asia Minor Duet (David Lloyd George)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1922
NPG D9651

The Wait-And-Seesaw, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9914

The Wait-And-Seesaw

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1923
NPG D9914

Winston Churchill ('The Prodigal's Return'), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9682

Winston Churchill ('The Prodigal's Return')

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9682

The Long View (William Thomas Cosgrave), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9694

The Long View (William Thomas Cosgrave)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9694

A Moral Victory (William Leach), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9830

A Moral Victory (William Leach)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9830

Penny-Halfpenny Wise ... (Stanley Baldwin), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9840

Penny-Halfpenny Wise ... (Stanley Baldwin)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9840

The Labours of MacHercules (Ramsay MacDonald), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9845

The Labours of MacHercules (Ramsay MacDonald)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9845

The Westminster Follies: Second Edition. New Turns! New Dresses!, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9611

The Westminster Follies: Second Edition. New Turns! New Dresses!

by Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1926
NPG D9611

The Westminster Follies: Second Edition. New Turns! New Dresses!, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9633

The Westminster Follies: Second Edition. New Turns! New Dresses!

by Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1926
NPG D9633

Winter Sports for Politicians, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9605

Winter Sports for Politicians

by Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1927
NPG D9605

'Mr. Punch's Fair of British Industries', by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9626

'Mr. Punch's Fair of British Industries'

by Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1928
NPG D9626

The Die-Hard (Stanley Baldwin; Ramsay MacDonald), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9879

The Die-Hard (Stanley Baldwin; Ramsay MacDonald)

by Bernard Partridge
ink and wash laid down on board, 1930
NPG D9879

The Tree that Spoilt the Prospect (Neville Chamberlain), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9900

The Tree that Spoilt the Prospect (Neville Chamberlain)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1932
NPG D9900

The Command Courteous, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9980

The Command Courteous

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1932
NPG D9980

Neutrality (Eamon de Valera), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9713

Neutrality (Eamon de Valera)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1942
NPG D9713

William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge, by Bernard Partridge - NPG D952

William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, published in Punch 22 November 1944
NPG D952