Cupid leading a lame boy through a forest, watched by demons and animals. Watercolour by H.M. Brock, 1907.

  • Brock, H. M. (Henry Matthew), 1875-1960.
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[Cambridge], [1907]

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1 drawing : pen and ink, with watercolour ; sight 34.7 x 16 cm


H.M. Brock. Formerly attached to backing sheet, an autograph letter from the artist at Arundine House, Madingley Road, Cambridge, to S. Sproston Esq., dated 20 August 1907, "Dear Sir, I have just sent off to you by rail a parcel containing my drawing which you saw at the R.A. & which you wished to purchase. I trust it will reach you safely. I should have sent it to you sooner but I have been getting the frame re-gilt. faithfully yours, H.M. Brock"

References note

I. Rogerson, The Brocks: a Cambridge family of illustrators, exhibition catalogue, Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1985
C.M. Kelly, The Brocks: a family of Cambridge artists and illustrators, London 1975


Exhibition labels on verso of former backing sheet: Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1907, no. 1330; Jeremy Maas & Co., London, 1980; "Other worlds: an exhibition of illustrators' works in the realms of fairies, fantasy and the future", Bearne's, Torquay, 1989, catalogue no. 33


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