Sir Osbert Lancaster (1908-1986) was a great British humorist, an authority on architecture and design, a painter, writer, poet and theatre designer. His pocket cartoons appeared in the Daily Express for over 40 years. He wrote a string of books on architecture, design and English life, as well as travelogues on Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. His theatre work included stage design and costumes for Covent Garden, Glyndebourne and Sadlers Wells. This anthology of his work draws on excerpts from many of his books as well as theatre designs, posters, paintings, book jackets and a selection of caricatures.
Sunday Images/ Gentlemen of the World, Unite! -
2 years ago