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Neville Dear
Pit of Death (Original)

Pit of Death (Original) by Neville Dear at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: DearNSnakePitLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Neville Dear (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 10" x 18" (265mm x 450mm)
Date: 1967

This is the unique original Gouache painting by Neville Dear.

Depiction of Gerald Durrell who collected zoo specimens. This picture shows Durrell being lowered into a snake pit in Africa to try and collect a Gobon Viper. Stick in hand he set about trying to catch a snake which he eventually did and being hauled up, he was thankful to being still alive.

Painted for Look and Learn magazine.

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Neville Dear

Neville Dear