Ref NoST/5/1/2
Alt Ref NoT012
TitleInk Drawing: "Getting Used to the 'Smiling Expression'"
Date14 January 1914
Extent1 mounted ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting four Prussian officers looking at Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa'.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 14 Jan 1914.
The caption states "Getting used to the 'smiling expression'. Our suggestion for a system of advanced physical training for Prussian officers, before taking up commands in the alsatian district where the population is said to be addicted to humour."
Physical DescriptionCorners dented
ExhibitionsKunstenaar in oorlogstijd. E.H. Shepard, tekenaar van Winnie-the-Pooh (Artist in wartime. E.H. Shepard, draughtsman of Winnie -the-Pooh) exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands, August to December 2017.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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