George Whitelaw (biography)Medium:
Pen & Ink on BoardSize:
9" x 11" (220mm x 275mm)Date:
Signed by Artist lower rightThis is the Signed original Pen & Ink drawing by George Whitelaw.
Described by the critic Percy V Bradshaw as 'a first class draughtsman with a splendid sense of character and unerring feeling for composition', George Whitelaw contributed greatly to the British satirical response to the Second World War, working alongside contemporaries such as HM Bateman, Cyril Bird (Fougasse) and Sir David Low.
This is a very unusual case of an artist producing finished art on both sides of the board - offering two cartoon images for the price of one.
His work often commands prices five time our asking price for a single image. Some staining and discolouration on the board as might be expected with a piece approximately 100 years old.Click for larger image ...