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Vanity Fair Print - Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm by Guth, 1905

Chromolithograph. After Jean Baptiste Guth (‘GUTH’). Published in Vanity Fair, London, 1905. Framed and glazed.

Jean Baptiste Guth (1855-1922) was one of the group of international artists that worked for Vanity Fair. He moved from Paris to London to work for the periodical in 1889. After the death of ‘Ape’ (Carlo Pellegrini), ’Spy’ (Sir Leslie Matthew Ward) and Guth were the only regular contributors to Vanity Fair’s weekly colour portrait feature.

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