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Internee caricature portrait of a British Officer

Date made: 1942

Description: A pen and ink caricature portrait with a watercolour wash of British Army Officer. A full length portrait of officer in full dress uniform wearing a monocle and carrying a stick (swagger stick). The portrait is signed on the bottom 'Nagy, Isle of Man, 1942' and handwritten in pencil on back of portrait is 'G.Brusa (or Bruisa) S9189, 1"S" Camp, Isle of Man'.

The artist Istvan Stephen, Istruan Nagy (1902-1950) was interned in Hutchinson Camp (P Camp) and was released in 1944, although this portrait may have been produced in Mooragh Camp, Ramsey (S Camp?).

Measurements: overall: 39 cm x 25 cm

Materials: paper

Object name: portrait

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2011-0127



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