Drawings by Powys Evans, 1920s-1930s
49 Portraits in set
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.