Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman were friends and collaborators for 40 years. Their relationship was turbulent and uncompromising, Here are but a few of the portraits which Ralph drew of his friend over the years – no-one could capture Hunter’s spirit like Ralph because he saw in it his own likeness.

Every time Ralph drew Hunter he sought a different side of this enigmatic man. Seeking not simply to caricature but shed light onto one of the greatest questions of our time – who is Hunter S. Thompson?