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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:

Sitting Up and Taking Nourishment

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, blue chalk and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, beige, cardboard
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 1/8 × 19 1/8 inches (35.9 × 48.6 cm), Sheet: 13 1/8 × 18 1/16 inches (33.3 × 45.9 cm), and Image: 11 3/8 × 16 3/4 inches (28.9 × 42.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center:" SITTING UP AND TAKING NOURISHMENT"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper right: "NAME | League of Nations | TROUBLE | Anaemia | CONDITION | Dying"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left: "FALSE | PATRIOTISM | UNDERTAKERS"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, center: "SAAR | STEAK"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "Daily [...] Bugle | FRESH STIMULUS TO | DISARMAMENT | Daily S[...] | INTERNATIONAL | POLICE PROVED | GREAT SUCCESS | THE | U.S.A. | FOR | WORLD | COURT"

Signed in brush and black ink, lower right: "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Anthony Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1986.32.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2681
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