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Forrest, Bob

Gordon Ross (1872-1946). Bob Forrest. Manchester : [Bob Forrest], 2020. 14 pages, 21 pages of plates : illustrations (some in colour) ; 30 cm.
Rubaiyat Artists No. 14.

One of few artists to have illustrated all 75 quatrains of FitzGerald’s first edition, Ross illustrated a wide range of other books during his career, and with considerable talent. This essay takes a detailed look at his output, from his humorous excursions into Matrimonial Mathematics and a tale of Ladies in Hades, to his illustrations of Dickens and his portraits for a series of Living Biographies of the famous.

Online available in the Notes and Queries Index