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Pilgrim's Progress

Eric Fraser (1902-1983)


Price
£750

Signed
Signed

Medium
Pen ink and watercolour with collage

Dimensions
7 ¼ x 9 ¾ inches

Illustrated
John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress, London: J M Dent (An Everyman Paperback, No 204), 1962, Cover

Exhibited
'The Artists of the Radio Times', Chris Beetles Gallery, September 2002, No 90;
'Eric Fraser 1902-1983', Chris Beetles Gallery, April-May 2013, No 167;
'A Century of British Art: 1945-2010', Chris Beetles Gallery, 5 October-6 November 2021, No 281

Eric Fraser’s striking cover design for an Everyman Paperback edition of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678) demonstrates his assured approach: the portrait of the protagonist, Christian, looms large against a shocking pink background, while a raised hand signalling astonishment unites front and back.


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