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Vanity Fair Print - H.R.H. Prince Louis of Battenberg by Spy, 1905

Chromolithograph. After Sir Leslie Ward (‘SPY’). Published in Vanity Fair, London, 14 June 1878. Framed and glazed.

Sir Leslie Matthew Ward (1851-1922) painted 1,325 caricature portraits for Vanity Fair magazine over four decades under the pseudonyms ‘Spy’ and ‘Drawl’. Such were produced as watercolours and turned into chromolithographs for publication in the magazine. These were also reproduced on better paper and sold as prints.

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