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An Oak Framed Fire Surround

John Burningham (1936-2019)


Oak, enamel and cast iron

59 x 58 x 7 inches

From the collection of John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury

'The Illustrators: The British Art of Illustration 1831-2023', Chris Beetles Gallery, London, November-December 2023, no 187

Each tile is printed in blue on white with designs by John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury enclosing a Gothic revival cast iron grate, circa 1920s.

Each tile measures 5 x 5 inches.

Tiles include illustrations for the following amongst others:

John Burningham's illustrations for
Aldo; Mr Gumpy's Outing; Borka; Humbert; Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas Present

Helen Oxenbury's illustrations for
Going on a Bear Hunt; Farmer Duck; Alice in Wonderland

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