Item #156107 Original artwork for Cold. Ian - SCUTT FLEMING, David.
Original artwork for Cold.

Original artwork for Cold.

[1996]. Original drawing on artist's board with textured surface (c. 300 x 210 mm), watercolour and gouache, signed ("Scutt") lower right, taped to an accompanying paper sheet. Booklabel to lower left corner. Small mark on paper sheet, artwork in fine condition. A preliminary drawing by David Scutt for the dust jacket of Cold (1996) by John Gardner. This earlier draft has noticeable variations in colour and detail to the final published piece. This version was used by the publisher's production department, the accompanying paper sheet comprising a photocopy of the drawing marked up with the dimensions of the front cover of the published book. From the significant Ian Fleming collection of Martin Schøyen (b.1940), with his bookplate on the artwork. Schøyen's private collection of manuscripts, which span all cultures and all time periods, is one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind. Item #156107

Gilbert, p. 613; The Schøyen Collection No. 355.

Price: £2,500.00