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c1978 Original Pen & Ink Hamlyn Cartoon by Hector Breeze
  • c1978 Original Pen & Ink Hamlyn Cartoon by Hector Breeze
  • c1978 Original Pen & Ink Hamlyn Cartoon by Hector Breeze

c1978 Original Pen & Ink Hamlyn Cartoon by Hector Breeze

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£250.00


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An original pen and ink drawing cartoon by the renowned humorous cartoonist Hector Breeze.

It has the caption written in pencil. It shows a young bride and elderly groom in front of the Registry Office, whilst 2 older ladies look on and comment: -“it’s quite romantic, really. She’s his childhood sweetheart’s daughter”. The cartoon was produced and included in Volume 1 of the ‘Hamlyn Cartoon Collection’ and was published in 1978. The cartoon is signed and mounted in a glazed frame (The Hamlyn Cartoon Collection, Volume 1. Author, Hector Breeze. Edition, illustrated. Publisher, Hamlyn., 1978. ISBN, 060032074X, 9780600320746). Condition is good, with minor foxing.

Hector Breeze was born in London, in 1928. He was first employed in a government drawing office and studied art at evening classes before selling his first drawing to Melody Maker in 1957.Breeze has since worked in advertising and produced cartoons for Private Eye, Punch, Evening Standard, Daily Mirror, Daily Sketch and Guardian (letters page). He was appointed Pocket Cartoonist by the Daily Express in 1982. Best known for his drawings featuring impoverished gentry with characteristic chinless faces and tiny dot eyes, Ralph Steadman wrote in 1996 that Breeze's "clumsy bewildered characters restore my faith in the seriously daft."

Size: 31 x 26 x 1 cm (12 ¼ x 10 ¼ x 3/8 inches)
Weight: 621 g

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