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BennetSisters2-1400In honour of Jane Austen’s birthday, a study of the Bennet sisters, sketched at the time I illustrated Pride and Prejudice for The Folio Society (2006). It remains a personal favourite of mine, even though most of the illustrations for the book itself (with perhaps one exception) turned out poorly.

In truth, I am unhappy with most of my efforts on the three Austen titles I did for Folio. A number of unfortunate circumstances at the time together with my own lacking abilities then did not help. I still long for the opportunity to redeem myself in illustrating Austen again.