• Searle's Favorite Painting

    Il y a 6 mois - Par Ronald Searle

    One of the 20th century's greatest cartoonists chose his favourite painting for Country Life. This week, we delve into the Country Life archive for our My Favourite Painting column - back to 2010 when we spoke to cartoonist Ronald Searle as he approached his 90th birthday. Mr Searle died on December 30, 2011, at the age of 91. Ronald Searle on Vauxhall Gardens, 1784 by Thomas Rowlandson ‘Obsessed as I am with the magical, satirical pen line, I am very much aware of its roots - its forebears, those who created it with genius: Hogarth, Gillray, Rowlandson, Cruikshank. But if I must declare a...
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