Lion Menacant by Bernard Partridge

Lion Menacant by Bernard Partridge

Code: 54538

£275.00 Approx $343.75, €325.44

Date: 1943

Original pen & ink drawing.  Overall sheet size: 26.3cms x 35.8cms; image size: 243mm x 323mm.  Very good condition.  The British Lion surveys a burning Europe and muses..

Sir Bernard Partridge was, possibly,  Punch magazine’s most famous illustrator. He joined the Punch staff in 1891 and became chief cartoonist in 1910, a position he held until his death in 1945.  Partridge also exhibited many oil paintings, pastels and watercolours and was knighted in 1925.