Arthur Rackham

Such beautiful imagery! The picture is my favourite that I've found yet, such a sinisterly elegant feel to it...


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  1. I was rolling through your blog that I just discovered today from WWWD...I finally found someone with a similar style. I sometimes feel I am the only "strangely" dressed person in Austin...

    Anyway I saw this drawing years ago in a story book I had...and I have been searching for it since as I had forgotten the name and author. It's so beautiful, thank you for finding it.
    If you like this...please have a look at Harry Clarke. The ink work and detailing is similar. His work for Edgar Allen Poe is a bit haunting and disturbing, but he made very lovely artwork for Faust and Fairy Tales of Perrault.

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  2. Anonymous8/1/10 17:02

    Hi there,
    I am really attracted by the content of your blog, me as well I am just crazy about aesthetics&food.
    I love the illustrations of Arthur Rackham and one of my great treasures is a book with his illustratioins which a friend gave to me. It´s phantastic.

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  3. This is one of my all time favorite pictures. Do you know what medium Arthur Rackham used?

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  4. oh yes, this is one of my favourites bu Rackham too. its so delicate

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  5. Anonymous19/5/10 21:58

    Rackham used pen and watercolor.

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  6. Anonymous26/5/10 18:23

    This is beautiful. What is this an illustration of? Does anyone know what book it's printed in? I've searched all the Arthur Rackham websites and kind find it! I love it and really want to know what Rackham was illustrating here.

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  7. It's from "The Old Woman in the Wood", by the Brother's Grimm.

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