A full page print from engraving by Louis Wain. It shows a lady out for a country walk, who encounters a bull and is rescued by a chap with an umbrella - the punchline A strange mushroom growth: The reward - bizarre to say the least; Louis Wain was ever so strange!
Louis Wain 1860-1939 was an English artist best known for his drawings (which often featured large-eyed cats and kittens) of anthropomorphised animals. He was associated with the National Cat Club. He died in Napsbury Hospital St Albans on 4 July 1939.
On the reverse is a drawing depicting a Japanese lady playing a musical instrument (Shamisen or Genkan) whilst laying in a hammock and accompanying a bird singing - drawn by Leslie Wilson or Willson.
CONDITION and MEASUREMENTS
The page measures overall approximately 320 x 250 mm (12.5 x 9.75 " ). It is printed on both sides. There is some age yellowing and a little age marking - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.
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