Inspired by the work of Thomas Bewick, a 19th century British illustrator, engraver and natural history writer, famous for History of Quadrupeds and his illustrations in Aesop's Fables.
Made on antique, linen rag handmade paper dating from the 18th century.
The background is a tricolour random daubed pattern; one of the popular backgrounds used in original Dutch Gilt papers.
360 x 465 mm
14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches.