Pencil signed print
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||'PASS FRIEND.'|
|Signature:||signed lower left|
|Artist:||Charles Johnson Payne (Snaffles)|
|Sold with frame:||Yes|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||40 x 52|
|Weight (in kg):||2|
|Picture size (in cm):||37.5 x 50|
Snaffles original pencil signed Military handcolored print, with Snaffles bit blind stamp Pass Friend, 1940
Image size 15 x 19in
A fox passes Charlie White of the Home Guard.
One of Snaffles most evocative and poignant of his World War II prints.
Published with acknowledgments to Punch 6.11.40.
Very good colours. Pencil signed and blindstamped. In an original ebonised frame.
He and Lucy lived just outside Guildford from 1925 until early in World War II. He helped with the camouflage of airfields, gasometers etc. and joined the Home Guard. When their house was narrowly missed by a stick of bombs, they moved first to Somerset, then to Devon and eventually to Orcheston in Wiltshire, before buying Orchard Cottage, Hindon Lane just after the war.
sold by Bonhams for 1000euro http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/11986/lot/65F/?category=list
|Member since:||November 13, 2014|
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