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A Book of Birds by Humphrey Ocean Special Edition

£75.00

ISBN: 9781912520541
Artist(s): Humphrey Ocean
Format: hardback
Year published: 2019
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 64
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour throughout

5 in stock

The artist Humphrey Ocean RA has painted portraits of Sir Paul McCartney and Philip Larkin, among many others. But alongside these prestigious commissions, he has always returned to drawing the simpler things in life: our ‘alluringly unnatural world’, as he puts it. The result is this idiosyncratic and charming collection of birds, all rendered in with humour and a bold brush. With a species to discover on every page, this book is the perfect gift for any keen ornithologist, aspiring twitcher or dedicated listener to Tweet of the Day.

This special issue includes the print Tufted Duck, a first edition of 250. Each is signed by the artist and printed on 300gsm Mukan Polar Rough.

Printed on 300gsm Mukan Polar Rough 

Dimesions of print: 15.2 x 21cm

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