Tuesday, 15 March 2016

"The Penguin Ronald Searle" By Ronald Searle (published by Penguin Books Ltd, London 1960) - Part 4

The inimitable Ronald Searle (1920-2011) - every mark on each illustration is vibrant, exciting and utterly brilliant! Looking at the expressions on the faces, the shapes of the bodies and the sharp irony of the various situations makes me laugh every time. I've scanned the artist's biography from the back cover of the book (previous post) but here's also an extensive entry from wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Searle The pictures in this book are arranged in themes - pets and their owners, from the first post, sale slogans, dancers, artists, musicians and some surreal ones like the last two below...

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