Modern British Art by Percy Horton: 'On this occasion there was the usual confusion' 1925 | www.LLFA.uk

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Percy Horton:
'On this occasion there was the usual confusion' 1925

Framed (ref: 5971)

Inscribed with title and notes to the printer
Pen and ink with white highlights
9 ½ x 12 ½ in.
Literature: reproduced, Labour Weekly, March 25th 1925

Tags: drawing illustration war HORTON



Horton opposed WW1 as a capitalists’ war using the working classes as cannon-fodder, and was more in tune with the French Revolution; indeed during in WW2, his readiness to don uniform  demonstrates that armed struggle, provided it was directed against the forces of capital, did not offend him per se.

 


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