BEERBOHM, Max. Mr John Masefield.
Original lithograph, for the Spectator Supllement, published by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd, April 4th, 1931. 320 x 210 mm.
John Edward Masefield OM (1st June 1878 – 12th May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until 1967. Among his best known works are the children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and the poems "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".