Futurism by the Fireside

Futurism by the Fireside - pen and watercolour

Museum Number

JB623

Date

May 1914

Medium

pen and watercolour

Decade

1910s

Exhibition

Heath Robinson. Dreams and Machines at Mottisfont AbbeyThe Art of William Heath Robinson at Dulwich Picture GalleryThe Humour of William Heath Robinson

Description

Mistress (to Maid) ‘Now, Jane, how often have I told you not to place your eye upon the mantelpiece.’ Brainy maid. ‘You are mistaken mum, that is not my eye but merely the dynamic conception of it’s lyrical form interpreted by infinite manifestation of its relations between absolute movement and relative movement or, in a word, between ambience and object, until it forms a . . .’ Mistress ‘Then you may take a month’s notice.’ (The Sketch, Vol 86, p209.)

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