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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:
Uncle Arthur and his Nightmares of the Round Table
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite, and blue chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 17 7/16 inches (30 × 44.3 cm) and Image: 10 1/2 × 16 3/8 inches (26.7 × 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left: "DELEGATE FROM BLAZES:" International Control? Outrageous! Opposed to the Traditional ideals of patriotism | and national sovereignity! Its ' my belief my hon. friends opposite | are trying to turn this into a Disarmament Confrence! | (cries of "SHAME")", inscribed in pen, with black ink, center: "GENEVA"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "UNCLE ARTHUR AND HIS NIGHTMARES OF THE ROUND TABLE."; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower left: "ARMS | MANUFACTURER"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "FRENCH | ARMS | PLAN | ARMS | PLAN | BRITISH | ARMS | PLAN | ARMS |PLAN | PEACE CIVILIZ | ATION"

Signed in brush and brown ink, lower right; "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1980.16.4
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9669
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