In an article published recently by The Guardian newspaper, illustrator Quentin Blake pays tribute to his artistic hero Ronald Searle, who died on the 30 December 2011, aged 91. Searle was a satirical cartoonist and artist who is probably best known for his St. Trinian's School and Molesworth illustrations. Referring to Searle as a "graphic hero", Blake describes him as a " he is a striking representative of a great British tradition, of something we do well, and where he stands with his own heroes, George Cruikshank and Thomas Rowlandson. Read the full article here.
|"Cats" by Ronald Searle|