JOHN BURNINGHAM (B. 1936)
'HARQUIN': THE NEXT DAY THE GAMEKEEPER WENT TO SEE THE SQUIRE
Mixed media, framed, signed on label verso
46cm x 38cm (18in x 15in) Estimate £ 2,500-3,000 + fees Note: Original illustration for 'Harquin: The Fox Who Went Down to the Valley', first published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1968
"My true interest is in landscape and light. I haven't been to endless life classes but what I have done is made pilgrimages to look at landscapes". Harquin was inspired by one such landscape near Salisbury along the top of the downs one early morning.