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Jesus Blasco’s watercolour (III)

March 7, 2011

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Here’s an ORIGINAL SIGNED JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR dated 1975. Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Detailed  & telling by this virtuoso of fairy tale illustrations. The guards amusing themselves telling stories whereas  the hero of this story escapes on his horse from his captivity (it is a fairy […]

Ron Embleton’s The Tinder Box (III)

March 5, 2011

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This is an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR from ” The TINDER BOX ”. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for the serial ”The Tinder Box” which was published in various issues of ”Once Upon a Time” magazine in 1970. This Original Watercolour appeared in print form on page 1 in the magazine ”Once Upon a Time” No. […]

Kenneth Lilly’s watercolour

December 20, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR by one of the greatest Wildlife artists Kenneth (Norman) Lilly (1929-1996) who contributed many illustrations and covers to Look and Learn, Treasure, Once Upon A Time & TV Wonderland. This great artist was especially noted for his studies of birds, although he turned his brush to most forms of wildlife. As […]

Jesus Blasco’s watercolour (II)

December 17, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL SIGNED JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR which appeared 3 August 1968 in print form for an illustration in a fairy tale book for children (Bumper Fairy Story Book & My favourite Stories Teddy Bear). Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Wonderfully detailed by this virtuoso of fairy […]

Ron Embleton’s The Secret of the Trolls

December 16, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR from ”The SECRET of the TROLLS”. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for the serial  ”The Secret of the Trolls” which was published in various issues of the magazine ”Once Upon a Time” in 1970 & in ”My Best Book of Fairy Tales”.  This Original Watercolour at auction appeared […]

Ron Embleton’s The Siblings

December 10, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR ” The Siblings ” ca 1970. The story was about a brother & sister who on their travels met some rather unusual people. RON EMBLETON’S stunning mastery of colour and composition can be seen here in this Superb Original Painting. Glorious & Vibrant colours. Size image: 6 ½ x […]

Jesus Blasco’s watercolour

December 5, 2010

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Here’s a Stunning ORIGINAL SIGNED JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR dated 1975. Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Detailed  & telling by this virtuoso of fairy tale illustrations. The guard is asleep &  the hero of this story is trying to escape from his captivity, treading very cautiously in order not […]

Virginio Livraghi’s Brer Rabbit

December 3, 2010

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This is an Original Watercolour board 1970 by the great artist VIRGINIO LIVRAGHI & SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Virginio Livraghi was an Italian comic strip artist and illustrator who worked for the British nursery comics Playhour and Once Upon a Time. He illustrated Alice in Wonderland, Curly the Pig & of course Brer Rabbit. Livraghi provided […]

Nadir Quinto’s Peter’s Good Servants

November 18, 2010

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Here are 4 ORIGINAL WATERCOLOURS attributed to one of the great masters of Fairy Tales illustration NADIR QUINTO. Nadir Quinto illustrated for the magazine Once Upon A Time The story Peter’s Good Servants. These Original Watercolours appeared in print form in the magazine Once Upon A Time dated 12 June 1971 (see image above).  Quinto was a […]

Jesus Blasco’s Fairies (II)

October 23, 2010

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Here is an ORIGINAL JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR in 1970 in print form for an illustration in a fairy tale book for children (Bumper Fairy Story Book & My favourite Fairy Stories). Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Wonderfully detailed by this virtuoso of fairy tale illustrations.   JESUS […]

Ron Embleton’s The Tinder Box (II)

October 19, 2010

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This is an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR from ” The TINDER BOX ”. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for the serial ”The Tinder Box” which was published in various issues of ”Once Upon a Time” magazine in 1970. This Original Watercolour appeared in print form on page 1 in the magazine ”Once Upon a Time” No. […]

Jesus Blasco’s children playing

July 1, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL SIGNED JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR, circa 1970. Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Wonderfully detailed by this virtuoso of fairy tale illustrations. JESUS MONTERDE BLASCO (1919-1995): Born in Barcelona, Jesus Blasco started drawing for Spanish comics while still in his teens. He has worked in practically every […]

Ron Embleton’s The Tinder Box (I)

June 30, 2010

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This is an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR from ” The TINDER BOX ”. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for the serial ”The Tinder Box” which was published in various issues of ”Once Upon a Time” magazine in 1970. This Original Watercolour appeared in print form on page 2 in the magazine ”Once Upon a Time” […]

Clive Uptton’s King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria

June 26, 2010

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Here are two ORIGINAL WATERCOLOURS by one of the great masters of illustration: CLIVE UPTTON. Clive Uptton was one of many artists that contributed to the magazine Look and Learn & was well known for his historic (especially Bible) illustrations. These Original Watercolours appeared in print form in the magazine ”Look and Learn” dated 11 […]

Ron Embleton’s Great Fire of London

May 20, 2010

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These are 3 magnificent Original Watercolour boards by the great & inimitable artist RON EMBLETON depicting various scenes from the Great Fire of London that swept through the central parts of London from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September 1666. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for “The Great Fire of London” which was […]

Jesus Blasco’s Fairies in “Teddy Bear”

May 6, 2010

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This is an ORIGINAL SIGNED JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR which appeared 14 February 1970 in print form for an illustration in a fairy tale book for children (Bumper Fairy Story Book & My favourite Fairy Stories Teddy Bear). Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Wonderfully detailed by this virtuoso […]

Patrick Nicolle’s The Hundred Years War

April 30, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR by one of the great masters of illustration Patrick Nicolle (15/11/1907 – 30/10/1995). Patrick Nicolle was one of many artists that contributed to the magazine Look and Learn & was well known for his historic illustrations. This small Original Watercolour appeared in print form in the magazine ” Look and Learn […]

Ron Embleton’s The Three Soldiers

April 23, 2010

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Here’s an ORIGINAL RON EMBLETON’S WATERCOLOUR from ” The THREE SOLDIERS ”. Ron Embleton did the Original Artwork for the serial  ”The Three Soldiers” which was published in various issues of ”Once Upon a Time” magazine in 1970.  The Original Watercolour appeared in print form on page 2 in the magazine ”Once Upon a Time” No. 83 […]

Jesus Blasco’s Fairies (I)

April 17, 2010

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This is a signed ORIGINAL JESUS BLASCO WATERCOLOUR which appeared 10 January 1970 in print form for an illustration in a fairy tale book for children (Bumper Fairy Story Book & My favourite Fairy Stories). Blasco’s stunning mastery of colour can be seen here in these Superb Painting. Wonderfully detailed by this virtuoso of fairy […]

Angus McBride’s Timbuktu

April 12, 2010

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This is an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR by one of the great masters of illustration: Angus McBride. Angus McBride illustrated for the magazine ” World of Wonder ” the story of the French explorer René Caillé who found and entered the secret &  legendary city of Timbuktu in April 1828 & was the first European to return from […]