Portrait of a new judge, commissioned as a present to commemorate him becoming a judge.
The caption along the bottom ‘Without fear or favour, affection or ill-will’, is an extract from the Judicial oath which all new judges take during the swearing in ceremony.
Withour Fear or Favour| Vanity fair Style Portrait
These are gentle caricatures, nothing too extreme. As Leslie Ward (Spy) said:
If I could sum up the art in a sentence, it would be that caricature should be a comic impression with a kindly touch, and always devoid of vulgarity.Leslie Ward – Wikipedia
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