Sketchbook with drawings of Iraq and studies of Europa

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      GB 70 TGA 8224/19
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      1 piece

Scope and Content

Page 1 Two studies of a man with a chain through his head, page 2 Night scene of policemen quelling a demonstration, page 3 Two figures with human bodies but horses' heads fighting, page 4 Soldier being forced to his knees by a bull-headed officer while a priest with a bull's head rams a cross down his throat, page 5 cartoon showing three officers watching a bull swallowing a book of army rules, page 6 Standing man confined in a small pen, page 7 Europa riding on the back of a bull who is wearing a military cap, inscribed "Europa", page 8 Headless man torturing a naked kneeling prisoner, page 9 Surrealist cartoon of a dismembered and decapitated officer rising into the air from a heap of ruins, page 10 Two studies of a man with bulging eyes and one of the head of a calf and a woman, page 11 Giant male torso with various weapons issuing from it, page 12 Naked Europa wearing a coronet riding a bull wearing a general's helmet with background of burning buildings, page 13 Head and shoulders of a dead man withn ruins in the background, page 14 top; Figure which is half bull and half man with female legs wrapped round him, page 14 bottom: Study of a man with aeroplane and machinery coming out of his body, page 15 Scarecrow with a bull's skull stabbing a naked woman, page 16 Naked man lying on his back holding back a large arm which is growing out of his stomach and trying to strangle him, page 17 Three soldiers standing behind barbed wire, page 18 Notes about the surroundings and the lives of the soldiers, page 19 Blank, page 20 Written description of the landscape at night, page 21 Three standing figures watching a man about to carve a piece of meat with a hatchet, page 22 Giant soldier breaking off trees, page 23 Blank, p24 Notes on his surroundings and slight sketch of a man holding an axe, page 25 Three men trying to climb a wall, page 26 Wooden structure like a scarecrow covered with small figures, page 27 Erotic drawing of two dwarfs and a woman, page 28 Wooden structure made of poles and planks supporting various figures, page 29 Naked woman whipping a naked man, page 30 Standing nude woman with men's faces etched on her buttocks and her left breast, page 31 Abstract design made of dots and dashes, page 32 Kneeling woman performing oral sex with a standing male figure, pages 33-48 Blank.