Archive for July, 2011

Rackham and Crane and Beardsley oh my

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Dearest B,

In prepping for another letter, I rediscovered 19th century illustrators Arthur Rackham (1867-1939), Walter Crane (1845-1915), and Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898).   It’s been dreadfully difficult selecting works to share, the output is exceptional and immense.  I do hope you enjoy the preview.

Much love,

Jennifer

Arthur Rackham

From Undine (1909), "soon she was lost to sight in the Danube"

early 20th century

Catskin, 1918

Walter Crane

Beauty and The Beast, 1874

Neptune's Horses, 1892

Nymph Between Two Satyrs, 1897

Aubrey Beardsley

The Mysterious Rose Garden, 1895

Isolde, 1895

Sir Lancelot and the Witch Hellawes, 1893