Magnum fans will not be surprised to know that 'Into the Valley of the Moonking' is another Tony Clarkin idea. His brief to Matthews was:
'I want a Moses-like character gesturing towards the valley and a schoolboy of slightly ragged appearance contemplating the suggestion that he go forth into the landscape.'
Obviously the boy could not resist the temptation, as he later appears in the Sacred Blood "Divine" Lies painting. Clarkin requested most of the other features in the work, leaving Matthews to add the two mice, which he recently named "Jochan" and "Woody".
A signed original pencil drawing on tracing paper from 1983. Titled "Who disturbs the Tyrant?" Commissioned by TSR Hobbies for the front cover of their adventure games...View full product details
A fine art print reproduced from the artwork titled '1960s Psychedelia' Hand-signed by Rodney Matthews Finished size measures approx 485 (h) x 330 (w) mm Giclèe printed by Rodney...View full product details
Limited edition, giclée print reproduced from the original artwork titled 'A Caucus Race' Only 750 made Hand-signed and numbered by Rodney Matthews Finished size measures 451 (h) x 641...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...View full product details
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