Christy Burdock: The Paintings Behind the Drawings

Paintings that have served as references for our Illustrator in Residence's large-scale pencil drawings.


  • Residency

When not in her studio our Illustrator in Residence spends her time in the London galleries, mainly the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery.  Christy Burdock: The People in the Gallery features House of Illustration visitors, staff and artists in large-scale observations layered with memory and imagination and inspired by compositions from art history. The exhibition runs until 8 July 2018.

Funders by Christy Burdock / Ascension of St John by Giotto di Bondone

Sotheby's by Christy Burdock / The Massacre of the Innocents by Giotto di Bondone

Fecundity by Christy Burdock / The Greenhouse: Cyclamen and Tomatoes by Eric Ravilious

Silicone by Christy Burdock / The Somerset House Conference 19 August 1604 by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz

Artists by Christy Burdock / Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli

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