A Heron Landing (1937) by Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

A Heron Landing (1937) by Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

A wood engraving (“A heron landing”) by Eric Ravilious, for a later edition of the Natural History of Selborne (author, Gilbert White – 1937).

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Ravilious was an English painter, designer, book illustrator and wood engraver. He grew up in East Sussex, England, and is particularly known for his watercolours of the South Downs. He served as a war artist, and sadly died when the aircraft he was in was lost off Iceland.

 

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