the fantasy art of Oliver Frey

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original paintings for sale, high quality limited edition prints, high-resolution jpegs

"Oliver Frey is one of the most important artists working in the medium of illustration."

© 2012 THE ART OF OLIVER FREY

DanDare
EagleLogo

Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, created by Frank Hampson for Eagle comic, and (opposite) two panels drawn by Frank Bellamy, perhaps Oliver's most formative influence.

young_DanDare

One of the pages inspired by Bellamy's work sent to Eagle for appraisal. It was returned with a note saying that the artist showed talent but lacked experience.

young_Vietnam

An early piece of Frey drama, peasants fleeing from US troops during the Vietnam War.

Arrggh-War
Bellamy
young_0072

Poster for the first of the Apple Apple 7 James Tell films, starring Franco, Lauretta and Oliver Frey. Oliver generally preferred playing the villains to the Good Guys

OliArmy1

Corporal Oliver Frey of the Swiss Army, pictured in 1967.

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014 WPL 1

Two of the numerous covers Oliver painted for the War Picture Library and, right a typical black and white spread. Lettering artists added the speech balloons and hand-lettered text — not always where Oliver wanted them to go.

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