School of Art
Prints / PR2028
Engraving in black, with hand colour in watercolour, on cream laid paper
193 x 353 mm.
Purchase: Manor House Gallery, Cheltenham 1999
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Book illustration of the small shark Squalus Centrina. The shark is viewed side-on with two upper fins, one a dorsal fin, two lower fins, tail fins, gils and a large eye. Underneath are three drawings, two in outline - one of the head-on shape of the shark and a tiny drawing of a fin - and the third a handcoloured underneath view of the sharks head showing it's rows of teeth. Two line black border. Hand colour in brown, pink and grey-green. Paper has an unidentified watermark with a coat of arms depicting a lion and topped with a crown