Collection by Sally Mikesell

Arthur Rackham illustration "Feeling Very Undancey" from 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens' by J M Barrie 1906 Arthur Rackham, Images Esthétiques, Fairy Land, Fairy Tales, Jm Barrie, Fairytale Art, Children's Book Illustration, Peter Pan, Art Photography

Alison: My Little Prince and Arthur Rackham

My world is richer for having seen Arthur Rackham's illustrations. My beautiful collection of fabric, I have amassed over the last month, is an inspiration to create fairies and princesses, lost in the woods, waiting patiently for their prince or just living their lives in humble, unassuming ways. Dressed in beautiful fabrics, of course. So, steeped in steamy French films, my basket of threads, scissors and lace trims, by my side I came up with... My handsome little prince. He is dressed in…

Gorgeous mounted Arthur Rackham print from The Wind in the Willows. The last illustration Arthur Rackham ever did. Print size: 6 x Mounted to fit frame: 10 Arthur Rackham, Pulp Fiction, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, The Mole, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Children's Literature

Edmund Dulac

This is said to be Arthur Rackham's last drawing. The artist had longed to illustrate "The Wind in the Willows" and the chance came in 1939, when he was already ill with cancer, but he struggled through the commission and produced a work (published posthumously) that perfectly incarnates Grahame's tender adventure set in the Thames Valley.

Arthur Rackham - colour illustration for 'Fred and Kay' from the 1909 Edition of ''The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm'' Harry Clarke, Arthur Rackham, Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, Illustrator, Kay Nielsen, Vintage Fairies, Ecole Art, William Blake, Fairytale Art

Arthur Rackham – part 1

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was born in London as one of 12 children. 1884 at the age of 17 he was sent on and ocean voyage to Australia to improve his fragile health. At the age of 18 he worked as a clerk at the Westminster Fire Office and began studying part-time at the Lambeth School of Art. In 1892 he left his job and started working for The Westminster Budget as a reporter and illustrator. His first book illustrations were published in 1893 in To the Other Side by Thomas Rhodes: The…