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The Long Way Home (Blasco) Art
The Long Way Home - Re Captured (Original)

The Long Way Home - Re Captured (Original) by The Long Way Home (Blasco) Art at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: BlascoTLWH6-1x2 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Jesus Blasco (biography)
Medium: Ink on Acid-free Paper
Size: 14" x 17" (344mm x 421mm)
Date: 1970

This is the unique original Ink drawing by Jesus Blasco.

Mona has been captured by Picts and her brother Beric has just been captured by Scottish Raiders who are about to attack the Picts. In order to rescue his sister, Beric crawls away from the outer fray in order to warn the Picts.

The story is about two British children, Mona and Beric, in the year 396AD during the reign of Arcadius. The children are taken as slaves by Romans in the Scottish province of Valentia and are travelling through ancient Britain in search of their parents and their home.

This page is an excellent example of Blasco's incredible inking and beautiful brush work.

Brilliantly illustrated by the great Jesus Blasco for the strip The Long Way Home. This page was published in issue 389 of Treasure on 27th June 1970.

The original artworks are inked onto a thin watermarked paper which has been pasted to a stiffer page. These stiffer pages had been cut lengthways in half, most probably to facilitate postage or storage of the artwork. We are pleased to say that over 50 years later, we have managed to pair most of the artworks together and they have been re-secured using conservation grade materials, in order to present these pages as they were originally intended.


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The Long Way Home (Blasco) Art

The Long Way Home (Blasco) Art