The Law!
ID numberART03605.009.003
Collection typeArt
TitleThe Law!
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 19.2 x 20.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Place madeEgypt: Cairo
Date madec. 1914-1915
Physical descriptiongraphite on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionSketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting an Egyptian policeman standing with one arm by his side, fist clenched, and the other crossed behind his back. He leans to his right, his left leg half bent. The artist has titled the sketch 'The Law!'. Underneath, inscribed on the scrapbook leaf, is 'A policeman'.