caricatured portrait of the literary critic and Cambridge University lecturer, Frank Raymond Leavis (1895-1978), depicted orating dramatically on a stage before large audience, standing astride several works by D.H. Lawrence, whose champion he was.
Richard Willson (1939-2011) began as a cartoonist for The Observer in 1968, before moving to The Times and Sunday Times in the early 1970s. His popular and distinctive work also frequently appeared in The Spectator, Washington Post, New Statesman, and New Scientist,
pen and black ink, 360 x 265 mm. (14 1/8 x 10 1/2 in), signed lower left,