John Ryan 1921-2009

John Ryan 'Captain Pugwash Paints A Self Portrait' – Design For Cover

'Captain Pugwash Paints A Self Portrait' – Design For Cover

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya26

John Ryan Book Designs (Roughs) For Publishers, 'Pugwash And The Fancy Dress Party', 1982

Book Designs (Roughs) For Publishers, 'Pugwash And The Fancy Dress Party', 1982

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya17

John Ryan Captain Pugwash Cartoon Strips For 'Radio Times', c.1960

Captain Pugwash Cartoon Strips For 'Radio Times', c.1960

Pen and ink

Catalogue No. Rya6

John Ryan Cartoons For 'The Catholic Herald'

Cartoons For 'The Catholic Herald'

Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya16

John Ryan Design For Front Cover & Typescript For 'Captain Pugwash, A Pirate Story', 1957

Design For Front Cover & Typescript For 'Captain Pugwash, A Pirate Story', 1957

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya4

John Ryan Design For Front Cover For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Design For Front Cover For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya20

John Ryan Designs For 'sir Prancelot' For BBCTV, 1971-2

Designs For 'sir Prancelot' For BBCTV, 1971-2

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya10

John Ryan Illustrations For 'Crockle' In 'The Ark Stories', c.1979

Illustrations For 'Crockle' In 'The Ark Stories', c.1979

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya15

John Ryan Illustrations For 'Pugwash And The Midnight Feast', 1984

Illustrations For 'Pugwash And The Midnight Feast', 1984

Pen and Ink with Ink Wash

Catalogue No. Rya24

John Ryan Illustrations For 'The Battle Of Bunkum Bay', 1984

Illustrations For 'The Battle Of Bunkum Bay', 1984

Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Catalogue No. Rya25

John Ryan Illustrations For 'The Captain's Ship Has Sailed Without Him'

Illustrations For 'The Captain's Ship Has Sailed Without Him'

Pen and Ink on Pencil sketch

Catalogue No. Rya3

John Ryan Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Watercolour, Pen and Ink, with Text

Catalogue No. Rya23

John Ryan Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', Including 'The End', 1983

Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', Including 'The End', 1983

Watercolour

Catalogue No. Rya22

John Ryan Still For 'Captain Pugwash' For BBCTV, 1974-5 Series

Still For 'Captain Pugwash' For BBCTV, 1974-5 Series

Catalogue No. Rya13

John Ryan Stills For 'Mary, Mungo And Midge' For BBCTV, 1969

Stills For 'Mary, Mungo And Midge' For BBCTV, 1969

Catalogue No. Rya7

Also in the Collection by this artist:

Caption (Animated Scene) And Eight Cut-Out Figures For Captain Pugwash For BBCTV

Cut Papers, Pen and Ink, Gouache
Scene shows Pugwash with Telescope and Tom. Plus 2 moveable Pugwash figures, 2 moveable Cut-Throat Jake figures, 2 still Tom figures, and still figures of Barnabas, and Willie.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. (Temporary Frame)

Catalogue No. Rya9

Caption (Animated Scene) For 'Captain Pugwash' For BBCTV

Monochrome: Cut papers, Pen and Ink, Ink Wash, Gouache.
Shows Pugwash, Admiral, Minion and 4 Musicians on Deck.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. (Temporary Frame)

Catalogue No. Rya8

Caption (Animated Scene) For 'sir Prancelot' For BBCTV, 1971-2

Cut Papers, Pen and Ink, Gouache

Shows moveable figures of Bert and 'Arry Rowing with Paddles.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. (Temporary Frame)

Catalogue No. Rya11

Filming 'sir Prancelot' For BBCTV, 1971-2

B/W Production Photograph

Filming with 16mm camera. L-R animating the figures: John Ryan, Priscilla Ryan (seated), Caroline Landau, Terry Ellis

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya1

Illustrations For 'Dodo's Delight' 1970S

Gouache, Pen and Ink, Collage

4 illustrations for 'Dodo's Delight', written and illustrated by John Ryan, published by Andre Deutsch.
(i) Dodo on the State Secret Box
(ii) Dodo Head with open Beak
(iii) 3 Views of Dodo Heads
(iv) Bedside Scene with 7 Dodos.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya14

Illustrations For 'Pugwash And The Mutiny', 1982

Pen and Ink with Ink Wash

9 illustrations for double story book 'Pugwash and the Mutiny and Pugwash and the Fancy Dress Party', written and illustrated by John Ryan, published by Bodley Head, 1982.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya18

Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Watercolour and ink on paper

Watercolour, Pen and Ink, with Text Overlays

Double Spread of Strip Cartoon Illustrations for 'The Quest of the Golden Handshake', written and illustrated by John Ryan, published by Bodley Head, 1983.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. (Unframed)

Catalogue No. Rya23

Illustrations For 'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Watercolour Pen and Ink

3 Double Spreads of Strip Cartoon Illustrations, without Text Overlays, for 'The Quest of the Golden Handshake', written and illustrated by John Ryan, published by Bodley Head, 1983.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya21

Printed Book, Book Design ('Rough') And Illustrations For

'The Quest Of The Golden Handshake', 1983

Various media from: Print, Watercolour, Pen and Ink
(i) Printed Book, 'The Quest of the Golden Handshake', written and illustrated by John Ryan, published by Bodley Head, 1983.
(ii) Book Design (Rough). Watercolour, Pen and Ink.
(iii) - (v) 3 Double Spreads of Strip Cartoon Illustrations. Watercolour, Pen and Ink.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. (Temporary frame.)

Catalogue No. Rya19

Printed Illustrations For 'The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner'

Monochrome Photographic Printing

Dimensions: H 50 x W 37 cms in mount

Unsigned.

Title Lettering and 12 Illustrations for 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. Published ?

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery 2003

Catalogue No. Rya12

The Evolution Of Pugwash, 1950-1980S

Various media from: Pen and Ink, Watercolour, Print and Collage
5 illustrations for strip cartoons in 'Eagle' magazine, 1950, to those for 'Radio Times'.
(i) Head as in 'Eagle', 1950. Pen and Ink.
(ii) Head as in books, 1980s. Pen and Ink, Watercolour.
(iii) 'The Story of a Bad Buccaneer', the first 3 instalments of the strip story from 'Eagle', 1950. Printed pages (cuttings).
(iv) 'Captain Pugwash, Daredevil of the Deep', 1950, for (iii) above. Pen and Ink.
(v) 'New Year's Resolution', strip cartoon for 'Radio Times'. Pen and Ink with Printed Collage.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya5

War Time Cartoons, 1940

6 Illustrations:
(i) 'The Belle from Barrackpore'. Pen and Ink, Watercolour. Signed.
(ii) 'Un-named Huge General'. Pen and Ink, Watercolour.
(iii) 'Straight from the Front!' Pen and Ink, Watercolour. Signed.
(iv) 'Generals', includes Poem. Pen and Ink.
(v) 'Americans in Calcutta'. Pen and Ink, Watercolour. Signed.
(vi) 'The Staff, Bless 'Em', includes Poem. Pen and Ink.
The drawings were made early during World War II in India and Burma. Some published in the Army newspaper 'SEAC'.

Permanent Loan by John and Priscilla Ryan, 2003. Framed by Friends of Rye Art Gallery, 2003

Catalogue No. Rya2