'Twilight Dreams (detail)' 1913 by Arthur Rackham    Arthur Rackham's watercolor painted in connection with J. M. Barrie's novel "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens."    Arthur Rackham  Watercolor, pen & ink  [English Golden Age Illustrator, 1867-1939]

'Twilight Dreams (detail)' 1913 by Arthur Rackham Arthur Rackham's watercolor painted in connection with J. Barrie's novel "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens." Arthur Rackham Watercolor, pen & ink [English Golden Age Illustrator, Plus

Illustration by Arthur Rackham for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

A profile of Arthur Rackham, Famous Illustrator

The Serpentine is a lovely lake, and there is a drowned forest at the bottom of it. If you peer over the edge, you can see the trees all growing upside down, and they say that at night there are also  drowned stars in it.

The Serpentine is a lovely lake, and there is a drowned forest at the bottom of it. If you peer over the edge, you can see the trees all growing upside down, and they say that at night there are also drowned stars in it.

Arthur Rackham.  Always makes me think of "Penelope", one of my favorite movies of all time :-)

Arthur Rackham. Always makes me think of "Penelope", one of my favorite movies of all time :-)

The maiden fetched the magic wand, and then she took her stepsister’s head and dropped three drops of blood from it.  Illustration by Arthur Rackham for Sweetheart Roland, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

Sweetheart Roland -The maiden fetched the magic wand, and then she took her stepsister’s head and dropped three drops of blood from it. Illustration by Arthur Rackham for Sweetheart Roland, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

Arthur Rackham - "Looking Very Undancey Indeed" illustration by Arthur Rackham for 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens', 1906, by J.M. Barrie

Arthur Rackham - "Feeling Very Undancey" (Apparently, "dancey" to the fairy folk = "happy"; the woman/fairy here is Queen Mab) - illustration for 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens'

The True Sweetheart: "The third time, she wore the star-dress which sparkled at every step."

Arthur Rackham’s Rare and Revolutionary 1917 Illustrations for the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

Cinderella Arthur Rackham's Rare and Revolutionary 1917 Illustrations for the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

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An old man tells children stories and projects an enormous shadow on the wall - Arthur Rakham

Illustration by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) who is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War.

The Cat stole away behind the city walls to the church; The Cat and Mouse in Partnership - The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 1909

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