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Richard Hook - 1976 Gouache, Knight - Once Upon a Time Annual 1976

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Richard Hook - Original Original 1976 Gouache. Illustration for Finding Out Annual 1976, page 32. Within the image is the artist's monogram and his surname is inscribed on verso. Monogrammed and Inscribed. On board. In fine condition.

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.

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34.5 x 26.9cm (13.6" x 10.6")
Sheet: 39.4 x 30cm (15.5" x 11.8")

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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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Code ne039
Artist Richard Hook
Date 1976
Dimensions 34.5 x 26.9cm
Framed No
Medium Gouache
Style Realism
Subject Illustration
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