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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

The Haunted Man (Michael Edward Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9948

The Haunted Man (Michael Edward Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1902
NPG D9948

The Unready Reckoner (Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9687

The Unready Reckoner (Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1903
NPG D9687

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

The Solution (David Lloyd George), by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9836

The Solution (David Lloyd George)

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1919
NPG D9836

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

Salvage (Robert Smillie)

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