Phil May

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Phil May
1864-1903
The Punch
Pen and black ink, on paper.
9 5/16 x 7 inches (237 x 178 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2055
Inscription: 

Signed by the artist; note on verso in pencil reads, "Very similar in style to the drawing in 'The Parson and the Painter' p. 7."

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Title from Ray.

Summary: 

Cartoon in two parts shows a man punching a punching bag which subsequently rebounds and strikes him in the face.

Associated names: 

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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