Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm (1872 – 1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist.
He was friends with many famous people. These included Ezra Pound, Somerset Maugham, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier and Truman Capote.
Beerbohm excelled in heads and the dandy male clothes. He was hailed by The Times in 1913 as "the greatest of English comic artists".
Collections of Beerbohm's caricatures are in: the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the Tate collection; the Victoria and Albert Museum; University of California; Princeton University and Harvard University.
Here are some of his caricatures for you to choose from. They are original antiques prints from 1904.
This collection pokes gentle fun at famous poets. The poets include Byron, Coleridge, Shakespeare, Whitman, Wordsworth, Yeats, Tennyson, Browning, Dante, Burns and more.