Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) 1932 

Sir Herbert James Gunn (1893-1964)

Portrait of Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) 1932, Sir Herbert James Gunn
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Pen and Ink
20th Century
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
 
GK Chesterton was one of the more remarkable writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is best known for the Father Brown detective stories, but his output was prolific, all of it characterised by his religious convictions, his humour and his love of wit and paradox.
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