Unicorn with a Hobby Horse

Unicorn with a Hobby Horse

This drawing of a a unicorn with a hobby horse was created with gouache and Indian ink on paper.

The hobby horse is inspired by the unicorn as was described by the Greek philosopher Ctesias; who told that ‘among the kingdoms of India there were very swift wild asses with white coats, purple heads, blue eyes, and in the middle of their foreheads a pointed horn whose base was white, whose tip was red, and whose middle was black’.

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