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Peter Blake "75 Years Of The Beano"

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Peter Blake "75 Years Of The Beano" signed limited edition, silkscreen print with glazes. Published in 2014 by CCA Galleries. This series is limited to 175 pieces. Complete with full provenance / COA.

Signed and numbered by Sir Peter Blake.

SIZE: 90 x 71 cm

Peter Blake has collaborated with The Beano to create a special limited edition print celebrating the 75thAnniversary of the much-loved comic. Coriander Studio was initially approached by The Beano’s publisher DC Thomson in early 2013, after Blake’s work was referenced extensively by Wayne Hemingway in the creation of the new style guide for The Beano. The artist also readily acknowledges the great visual influence that the comic has had on his own work, making him an ideal choice for this 75th Anniversary Project. Further conversations led Blake to focus upon the Bash Street Kids comic strip, which was devised by Beano editor George Moonie in 1954. Moonie had based the strip on the view from his office window in Dundee, where he would see schoolchildren pouring out of the gates of Dundee High School.

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