A limited number of sets of cards are now available. They feature drawings and paintings by John Busby, some of which are no longer available for sale. The cards are 19 x 12 cm (5 x 7"), folded and blank inside for your own message. They come in cellophane and with their own envelopes.
An exhibition and sale of oils, watercolours and drawings from the studio of John Busby including works of other artists from his private collection.
at the Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9PZ
Nov-Dec 2016 While the exhibition has now finished (and 75 lucky buyers reunited with their pictures in time for Christmas), the unsold paintings are still available from the gallery until the end of February 2017. Please see their website for details of which paintings are still available.
I recently found this map of various walks around Menston in Yorkshire which John had annotated with delicate drawings of the different species of birds he saw. The family estimate that this was drawn up in the mid 1940's when John was a teenager. In his book Land Marks and Sea Wings he wrote this about his childhood in the Yorkshire dales...
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