Auction Date: 14/07/2015 at 10:30 am
Hassall, John RI, RWA (1868-1948) signed "SEVEN AGES OF GOLF" comprising eight humorous depictions of the golfing fraternity from infancy to old age. Pub. Bemrose 1889. Each signed in pencil within the plate by the artist. Plate size 15"x 8" - overall 19.25 x 13.5" Note. John Hassall was born in Kent in 1868 and lived until 1948. He was one of the most influential illustrators of the early twentieth century and illustrated advertisements, prints, pottery and postcards in England. He was a contemporary of Cecil Aldin and similarly a member of the London Sketch Club and produced several well-known golfing images.