Lot 30
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Scheffler, Axel

2,000 - 3,000 GBP
4,375 GBP
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  • Scheffler, Axel
  • Original artwork for the dust-jacket of:
  • book with original artwork
Wittkamp, F. Fish Dream of Trees... adapted by Roger McGough. Two Hoots, 2017, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TRANSLATOR AND ILLUSTRATOR on title-page WITH ADDITIONAL VIGNETTE OF A FISH BY THE ARTIST, original pictorial boards, dust-jacket

WITH THREE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOURS comprising: i) fish in a tree, 160 by 105mm., as used on the dust-jacket; ii) birds in the sea, 263 by 197mm., as used on pictorial boards; iii) five fish, 28 by 227mm., as used on the dust-jacket; all watercolour, ink and coloured pencil, each signed lower right "Axel Scheffler", framed and glazed

Catalogue Note

Axel Scheffler is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed illustrator of some of the most well-loved children’s books. He is particularly known for his books in collaboration with author Julia Donaldson including the modern classic The Gruffalo.

In Fish Dream of Trees Scheffler's artwork illustrates poems by award-winning artist and poet Frantz Wittkamp, adapted from German to English by Roger McGough.