Richard Hook - 1970 Gouache, Centurion - Illustration - Look Out Annual 1970
DescriptionRichard Hook - Original 1970 Gouache. Illustration for Finding Out Annual 1970, page 69. Within the image is the artist's monogram with a surname inscribed outside of the image. Monogrammed and Inscribed. On board. A very small amount of discolouration to image itself with some foxing and marks around border.Richard Hook (1938 - 2012) trained at Reigate College of Art and after national service with 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment he became art editor of the much-praised magazine, 'Finding Out', during the 1960s. He then went on to work as a freelance illustrator earning an international reputation for his deep knowledge of Native American material culture. He provided many illustrations, predominantly scenes from British history and daily life for 'Look and Learn' magazine during the 1960s and 1970s and illustrated more that 50 titles for 'Osprey', contributing to these books for over 30 years.For more information please click here.
34.3 x 26.6cm (13.5" x 10.5")Sheet: 45.5 x 33cm (17.9" x 13")
From a collection of original artwork used in the children's publication Look & Learn dated from the 1960s to 1980s, including Finding Out, another British weekly educational magazine for children that was the main competitor to Look and Learn before the two publications amalgamated in 1967, and Treasure. Most are mixed media including watercolour, gouache, poster paint, ink and acrylic.
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|Dimensions||34.3 x 26.6cm|
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