The Iliad – Illustrated by Neil Packer

Illustration Cupboard Gallery, 22 Bury Street, St. Jame’s’, London, SW1Y AL

Wednesday 7 October 2015 –  Saturday 24 October 2015

Book signing and Private View with Neil Packer on Tuesday 13 October, 5:30pm – 8pm

Opening times Monday to Friday 9:30am – 6pm, Saturday 11am – 5pm

0207 976 1727

Homer’s Iliad is a tragic tale of love, power, war, betrayal and loss. Gillian Cross’s retelling of this poem is supported by artwork from Neil Packer. Taking over two years to produce this illustrated tale is inspired by a variety of historical sources and is full of skilful techniques.

Wielding pen, brush and colour, Neil has produced an array of vivid and haunting paintings representing the classical heroes in their tragic and fateful conflict. A companion book to The Odyssey produced by Cross and Packer which was exhibited at the Illustration Cupboard Gallery two years ago.

The Illustration Cupboard Gallery is currently holding 40 first edition copies of The Iliad signed by both Neil Packer and Gillian Cross.

Please contact the gallery about purchases.

Front Cover Artwork, Gouache, 350x320mm

Front Cover Artwork, Gouache, 350x320mm


8th October 2015
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