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    Painting: Richard Simkin, "Grenadier Guards", ink and watercolor on paper, 5.5" x 9" (sight size), attractively framed with a French matte to an overall size of 10" x 13.5". The painting shows a Grenadier Guardsman in the foreground and in the background an officer and a drummer in full-dress. The regimental badge is in the upper right corner. The painting is signed in the lower right corner, "R. Simkin".
    Richard Simkin (1840-1926) was employed by the British War Office to design recruiting posters, and to illustrate the Army and Navy Gazette. In 1901 he created a series of 'Types of the Indian Army' for the Gazette. Simkin also contributed illustrations to numerous publications including the Boy's Own Magazine, The Graphic and others; many were published by Raphael Tuck and Sons.


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    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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