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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionOn the higher level
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date26 Jun 1945
FormatArtwork
Size37.50 x 45cm
Techniqueblack ink/crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHaphazard enterprise for private profit ? or planned development for the common
good ? Politics for the child-minds "Totalitarian" tosh Boo! Gestapo! Are tories human?
Will Laski blow up parliament? My nest- egg right or wrong Is Churchill prettier than
Attlee?
Person DepictedBeaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Low; David (1891-1963)
Diogenes
Musso; (Low's dog)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)
Implied textSculpture: The Thinker by Rodin depicts a man in sober meditation battling with
a powerful internal struggle. It is often used to represent philosophy. [wikipedia 6 Aug
2008] Witch hunt
Diogenes of Sinope was a Greek philosopher. He made a virtue of extreme poverty and is portrayed begging for a living and sleeping in a barrel. He was the most famous exponent of Cynisism.
NotesSee LSE1239 for notes on gestapo reference
SubjectsAnimals
Conservative Party
Election campaigns
Gestapo
Labour Party
Philosophies
Politics
anarchism
babies
capitalism
children
dogs
elections
employees
employers
general elections
infants
political issues
political parties
political party policy
press
propaganda
restrictions
sculpture
socialism
voters
witchcraft
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/1832Diogenes   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/82Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)1883-1967   
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