A rare opportunity to purchase early original Matthews art. This preliminary design for the album Crazy Nights by the Tygers of Pan Tang was eventually superseded by a less exaggerated version of the tiger and a couple of tiger moth biplanes. Matthews actually prefers this version, not surprising, as he was leaning more towards surrealism at that time. There is also a political comment being made here, as the city banker styled individuals, on their saucers, are wearing dunces caps associated with stupidity.
Note the spelling "tigers" - Matthews did not realise at the time, that the band's spelling of their name was "tygers".
In 2008, when Templar published their collector's classic edition of Alice in Wonderland, Matthews achieved his lifelong ambition to illustrate the most well known children's...View full product details
In 2008, when Templar published their collector's classic edition of Alice in Wonderland, Matthews achieved his lifelong ambition to illustrate the most well known children's story...View full product details
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