Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations

Arthur Rackham Jeff A. Menges

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Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations

Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations By Arthur Rackham Jeff A. Menges Rackham s Fairy Tale Illustrations One of the most renowned and best loved illustrators of his day English artist Arthur Rackham brought countless stories and fairy tales to life though his vivid imagination and eye for tell

  • Title: Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations
  • Author: Arthur Rackham Jeff A. Menges
  • ISBN: 9780486421674
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations By Arthur Rackham Jeff A. Menges One of the most renowned and best loved illustrators of his day, English artist Arthur Rackham 1867 1939 brought countless stories and fairy tales to life though his vivid imagination and eye for telling details Combining a sensitive use of line and subdued watercolors, he skillfully depicted forests of startling trees with claw like roots, wholesome fairy maidens, monsOne of the most renowned and best loved illustrators of his day, English artist Arthur Rackham 1867 1939 brought countless stories and fairy tales to life though his vivid imagination and eye for telling details Combining a sensitive use of line and subdued watercolors, he skillfully depicted forests of startling trees with claw like roots, wholesome fairy maidens, monsters, and demons, and backgrounds filled with obscure figures His inspired illustrations for the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm 1900 brought him his first great success, with a long and distinguished career to follow.This collection of 55 full color plates, reproduced from rare early editions, contains a rich selection of Rackham s best fairy tale images a giant terrorizing the inhabitants of an isolated village in English Fairy Tales, a wicked witch greeting two lost children on her doorstep in Hansel and Gretel, a young maiden beset by snarling wolves in Irish Fairy Tales, and many , including illustrations from Snowdrop and Other Tales, Little Brother and Little Sister, and The Allies Fairy Book.
    Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations By Arthur Rackham Jeff A. Menges

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    1. Rebecca on said:

      Both Lisbeth Zwerger and Tony DiTerlizzi, two of my all time favorite illustrators, cite Arthur Rackham as an inspiration His influence is obvious He s a contemporary of Winsor McCay, also on this list I think Rackham is one of the original masters of fairytale illustration Nuff said.

    2. Wetdryvac Wetdryvac on said:

      Another case of, I was going to put the collection down, but this book ate me That s a good thing.

    3. Mary Catelli on said:

      A lovely collection of full plate color illustrations Includes many tales that are not well known and not all from the Brothers Grimm, either.

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