Main Galleries, Room 4
To mark the centenary of Mervyn Peake's birth we present a display of his most famous illustrations.
Most famous for his best-selling Gormenghast series of Gothic fantasies, Mervyn Peake was one of the most multi-talented artists of the twentieth century. Painter, novelist, author, war artist, poet and dramatist, he also illustrated classic works such as Treasure Island and Grimm's Fairy Tales. To mark the centenary of his birth Pallant House Gallery presents a display of his most famous illustrations and prints. A related exhibition runs alongside at the Otter Gallery from 26 May to 17 July.