[A leaf from Lady Gregory's visitor's book with sketches by George Russell (AE) and others].
|Main Creator:||Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932|
A single leaf from Lady Gregory's visitor's book with seven sketches, five recto and two on verso. At top left of recto is a drawing in ink of W.B. Yeats, seated (apparently on grass), reading; adjacent to this is an ink drawing of George Russell (AE), seated outside, drawing in the rain. He is wearing a hat and smoking a pipe, the plumes of smoke can be seen around his head. Underneath this at left, is an ink sketch featuring two heads - one is of Douglas Hyde, the other is of George Moore - clearly arguing (a hand from each man is just indicated, indicating the passionate nature of the debate). Underneath this is written in very faint pencil: “An argument” and written underneath this (even fainter) “Douglas Hyde & George Moore / Drawn by AE [George Russell]”. Beside this is a pencil and ink sketch of the face of a man [with a resemblance to George Bernard Shaw]. At lower left of recto, a small sheet of paper (11.4 x 8.9 cm.) has been pasted onto the sheet. It features a horse behind a gate. Underneath this on the sheet is written in pencil: "Shall I [...] / to church". It is signed in ink underneath this: "G. Moore". On verso is an ink drawing of a donkey, dated "'03"  while alongside this is an unfinished pencil sketch of an unidentified woman, signed in ink manuscript hand at bottom right of sheet by Lady Gregory "My only Lord [...]! A. Gregory.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[n.d., ca. 1903].
Formerly held at PD 4306 TB.
Physical description: 7 drawings [1 sheet, 2 pp.] : ink & pencil, 29.5 x 23.3 cm.
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