Tiger Moth: Sextet (Detail from) Spider at the Drums original pencil drawing
A detail from the image Sextet. The full colour illustration was commissioned by Ian A. Anderson for his band Tiger Moth, for their album Howling Moth.
Spiders make good drummers on account of their many "arms". Insects are among Matthews' favourite themes for illustrations.
- Title: Detail from Sextet - Spider at the Drums
- Year: 1988
- Materials: pencil on tracing paper
- Image size: 13.5cm x 20cm (5.3” x 7.9”)
- Presentation: mounted and wrapped in cellophane