Ree

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Ree
early 20th century
"G.B. Occultos Shaw"
1909
Pen and black ink over graphite, on poster board.
12 1/16 x 6 inches (308 x 153 mm); taped onto mat: 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (394 x 267 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2450
Inscription: 
Caption title "G.B. Occultos Shaw" in pen below figure; inscribed "Please return to the United Press 129-130 Fleet St. E.C." in pen on verso.
Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Title from item. Published caption: G.B.S. Occultos.
Caricature published in The Theatrical weekly in 1909.
Signed and dated "Ree 1909".

Summary: 

Full length caricature of George Bernard Shaw, clad in a floor length robe and wearing what appears to be a "Mandarin" hat.

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