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Oberon

Peter Blake (b. 1932)

1969-1976

D.1977.2

Title Oberon
Object type Drawing
Date 1969-1976
Artist/maker Peter Blake (b. 1932)
Support Paper
Medium Watercolour
Dimensions h:351 w:266 mm
Accession Lot Waddington and Tooth Galleries (purchase, 1977)
Accession number D.1977.2

People's Choice: D.1977.2

Peter Blake, best known as one of the leading pop artists of the 60's, produced a series of works depicting Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. Blake owned a vast collection of Victorian illustrated children's books and became fascinated by the notion of fairies.

People's Choice: D.1977.2

Peter Blake, best known as one of the leading pop artists of the 60's, produced a series of works depicting Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. Blake owned a vast collection of Victorian illustrated children's books and became fascinated by the notion of fairies.