|Medium||Official Collector's Edition Limited print|
Image size 335mm by 430mm
Mounted size 540mm by 620mm
Sir Quentin Blake is an English illustrator, born in 1932 in Sidcup, Kent, best known for his work with the legendary author, Roald Dahl. He is one of those artists whose work is instantly recognisable. His style is carefree, quick, easy-going, but at the same time warm, funny and always conveying information to keep the story moving. His tools are waterproof ink and numerous scruffy-looking dip pens of all sizes.
His art brought Roald Dahl's distinctive prose to life. Who can forget his wonderful illustrations for George’s Marvellous Medicine, The Twits, The BFG or Revolting Rhymes? Once you’ve seen them, they stay with you for life. As these stories became films, such as the BFG in 2016, Sir Quentin’s drawings took on new life. In 1999, Sir Quentin was appointed the first ever Children’s Laureate, a new post devised to raise the profile of children’s literature.
His prints grace the walls of libraries and children’s bedrooms across the globe. On his method, Sir Quentin wrote. ‘I do a freewheeling sort of drawing that looks as though it is done on the spur of the moment. However, even a single drawing needs a certain amount of preparation and planning.’
|Delivery Charges||UK||Europe including Eire & Channel Islands||North America||Rest of the World|
|Mounted artwork & sculptures||Free||£14.95||£24.95||£49.95|
Click here for more information regarding delivery.
The majority of UK orders placed on the website or over the phone are despatched using a next day courier service within seven days of receipt of order. If you would prefer to place your order by telephone please call us on 01327 341000 and we will be happy to help.
In the unlikely event that we are not able to fulfil your order within seven days we will contact you to confirm a lead time on receipt of your order.
Framed artwork may occasionally take slightly longer than seven days to despatch, where this is the case we will contact you to confirm an estimated delivery date and will confirm via email as soon as the artwork has been despatched.We are happy to send mounted artwork overseas, the delivery table above shows the charge for sending mounted artwork and sculptures outside of the UK. Delivery times are generally slightly longer than the UK service. We will confirm in writing when you can expect to receive your order.
It is not generally possible to send framed stock overseas, however if you have a specific piece of artwork in mind we would be happy to discuss with you. Please contact us via email on email@example.com to request a quotation for shipping framed artwork further afield.