Wednesday, 25 May 2011

"Scheherazade Went on with Her Story" - Virginia Frances Sterrett (from "The Arabian Nights", 1928)

"The Old Man Of The Sea" - Dorothy Lathrop (Illustration from "A Little Boy Lost", 1920)

"Flying Off On The Dragon" - William Mitcheson Timlin (from "The Ship That Sailed To Mars", 1923)

"The Blackthorn Fairy" - Cicely Mary Barker (from "Flower Fairies of The Trees", 1940)

"Bluebeard" - Harry Clarke (Illustration from "The Fairy Tales of Charles Perreault", 1922)

"She came to rest at a green place in the dark woods" - Kay Nielsen (illustration from "East of The Sun, West of The Moon" by Peter Christen and Moe Asbjornsen, 1914)

"Everything about her was white..." - Edmund DuLac (Illustration for "The Dreamer of Dreams" by Queen Marie of Roumania,1915)

"The Queen and the Magic Mirror" - Gustaf Tenggren (character sketch for Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty", c, 1938)

"Alice & The Mock Turtle" - Arthur Rackham (from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", 1907)

"Kvitebjorn - Kong Valemon" ("The Polar Bear King") - Theodor Kittelsen (1912)

Sunday, 22 May 2011

"The Wild Swan" - Harry Clarke (Illustration for "The Fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen", 1916)

"The Mermaid & The Prince" - Edmund DuLac (Illustration from "The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1911)

Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith for "The Now-A-Days Fairy Book" by Anna Alice Chapin (1911)

'What The Sun Looks Like When It's Asleep' - Willy Pogány (1923)

“The Princess in the Forest” - John Bauer (1913?)

Illustration by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (From "Elves & Faries", 1916)

"He perceived a horrible rock, as black as ink, and the next minute one of the dragons casting out fire from his mouth" - Illustration by Gustaf Tenggren (1920's)

"Alice & The Gryphon" - Erin Bluefooted (2011)

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"Titania" - Arthur Rackham (1908 - illustration for William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" )

“Mermaid’s Gift” - Maginel Wright Enright (1912.)

"In Powder & Crinoline" - Kay Nielsen (1913)

"A Moonlight Phantasy" - Hilda Hechle (c. 1930)

"The Fairy-Feller's Master-Stroke" - Richard Dadd (1855-1864)