(1872 - 1956)
Max Beerbohm was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Italy. Max Beerbohm is known for illustration, caricature, satire.
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Max Beerbohm, British (1872 - 1956)
Born in London, England, the younger half-brother of actor and producer Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, he was educated at Charterhouse School and Merton College, Oxford, where he was Secretary of the Myrmidon Club. At Oxford he became part of the Oscar Wilde set, although George Bernard Shaw declared that Beerbohm was incomparable to anyone else. At this early age, he was also in much demand as a guest at the great dinner parties of Mayfair, where he was considered by many to be the greatest wit in town. His early brilliance faded all too soon, and by thirty-five he was viewed as a prematurely dull, heavy, middle-aged man.
It was at school that he began writing. His Defence
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