Lot n° 66
6000 - 8000
Result with fees
: 14 300EUR
The Mission (T.7), Quadrants 2009
Original illustration for the cover pages. Signed. Gouache and acrylic inks on paper
65 × 43.5 cm (25.59 × 17.13 in.)
The Sparrowhawk travels along the foreshore of a Breton beach at low tide. Peacefully, in calm weather. Available. Offshore, he crosses paths with La Méduse, his ship that seems to be waiting for him for new adventures. An image of serenity, which contrasts with the terribly dangerous mission that Louis XV will entrust to his trusted privateer. Conceived to be the cover page of volume 7, this image opens the second cycle of L'Épervier which will lead him across the Atlantic to the snows of Quebec.
In love with the desert, without ever having been there, I find it in the low tides of my Breton beaches. The water in addition P.P.
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