Never before displayed Paddington Bear images will be on display in the forthcoming ‘Bears in Books’ exhibition at the Illustration Cupboard, London. Opening on the 8th February and running until the 11th March, ‘Bears in Books’ will bring together some of the most famous bears from children’s literature. With illustrations by Anthony Browne, Jill Murphy and for the first time a collection of original illustrations of Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear by Deryck Henley, which have never been exhibited or made available for sale before. The exhibition will also be celebrating 30 Years of Old Bear by Jane Hissey.
Other illustrators featured include David McKee, John Prater, Anita Jeram, Victor Ambrus, John Harrold, Brian Wildsmith, Anthony Browne, Jill Murphy and Christopher Wormell.
The Illustration Cupboard is a unique central London art gallery exhibiting original artwork by modern and contemporary illustrators from around the world. For more information, visit their website here.