Mr. John Galsworthy.
Original pen and ink drawing with black body colour, on watermarked wove paper, sheet 300 x 230mm. 11¾ x 9". Closed tear at left, crease through lower right corner.
John Galsworthy (1867-1933), playwright and novelist. Galsworthy’s first play, The Silver Box, appeared at the Court Theatre in 1906, the same year that the first novel in the Forsyte Saga series was published. A prolific and popular writer in a realist vein, he refused a knighthood in 1918, but was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1929, and in 1932 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. By Sir David Low (1891 - 1963), cartoonist, born in Dunedin, New Zealand; for a periodical.
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