Haydn Reynolds Mackey (1881-1979)
Illustration for Salammbo (b) c 1930 Please note: we have several of the Mackey Salammbo illustrations on this website
Gouache and metallic paint
Sheet 23cm X 18cm. Image 17.5cm X 12cm.
Presented in a new, white, conservation quality, hinged mount.
The edition of Gustave Flaubert’s great symbolist novel, Salammbo, illustrated by Mackey, was published by Mandrake Press in 1930 as a limited addition.
Mackey was an acclaimed official war artist in the first world war and afterwards a highly respected artist of paintings, prints and illustrations. His work is in the permanent collections of the Imperial War Museum and the Royal Academy.