This is said to be Arthur Rackham's last drawing. The artist had longed to illustrate "The Wind in the Willows" and the chance came in 1939, when he was already ill with cancer, but he struggled through the commission and produced a work (published posthumously) that perfectly incarnates Grahame's tender adventure set in the Thames Valley.

This is said to be Arthur Rackham's last drawing. The artist had longed to illustrate "The Wind in the Willows" and the chance came in 1939, when he was already ill with cancer, but he struggled through the commission and produced a work (published posthumously) that perfectly incarnates Grahame's tender adventure set in the Thames Valley.

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