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Beerbohm

Sir (Henry) Max(imilian). 1872--1956, English critic, wit, and caricaturist, whose works include Zuleika Dobson (1911), a satire on Oxford undergraduates
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It is indicative of his supple sense of humor that he has also worked on Max Beerbohm, bringing out a fine new edition of Rossetti and His Circle (New Haven: Yale UP, 1987) and supporting faithfully the operations of the Beerbohm Society.
On the other hand, at the lower end of the scale, in 1972 a single-figure Max Beerbohm caricature could be had for 18 [pounds sterling], a good Harry Sutton Palmer landscape for around 25 [pounds sterling], a William Leighton Leitch for 70 [pounds sterling], a decent Varley or Copley Fielding for 300 [pounds sterling] and a good Cox for 400 [pounds sterling].
Although he borrowed techniques from minor writers such as Ronald Firbank and Max Beerbohm, Waugh was sui generis.
Now he has brought out a biography of Max Beerbohm.
The figure to whom Beerbohm returns most frequently in the drawings is Max Beerbohm.
Faded cuttings proclaim his incandescent effect on his audience - even Max Beerbohm, epitome of the aesthete, acknowledged that Dan Leno was not simply a wonderful comic - he was a wonderful actor.
Max Beerbohm, the caricaturist and writer, had a half-brother, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, the celebrated actor manager, who once staged a production of The Tempest at The Theatre Royal, Haymarket.
replied Max Beerbohm, when a copy editor suggested to him that punctuation was a mere matter of minor details.
His friends, though, recognized the real person behind the mask: his close companion Max Beerbohm, exactly his age and recently down from Oxford, remarked on his common sense and "inborn kindliness.
Max Beerbohm, crossing the road opposite Marble Arch, spotted him in the brougham that was taking him to Paddington Station: 'Irving in his most prelatical mood had always a touch - a trace here and there - of the old bohemian.
Steiner's absurdities, it is a great sorrow that Max Beerbohm cannot make a return visit in order to provide us with a caricature of the master at work.