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By Jeff A. Menges

This mesmerizing gallery transports audience to a fairy story world—an ageless myth realm inhabited through characters from favourite folktales and depicted by means of popular artists. Lovingly reproduced from infrequent early versions, greater than a hundred and eighty illustrations painting scenes from tales via the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and different resources, together with historic Celtic and Norse legends. Breathtaking paintings, relationship from 1882 to 1923, captures the genius of 23 illustrators, together with Arthur Rackham, Gustave Doré, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Warwick Goble, and Walter Crane.
The resourceful interpretations comprise vignettes from "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Puss in Boots," "The Snow Queen," and rankings of different commonplace and lesser-known stories. The illustrations, lots of that are brilliantly coloured, full-page pictures, seem with a caption that incorporates the artist's identify, the tale from which it is drawn, and a descriptive line or direct citation from the story. ebook fans of every age will have fun during this treasury and its chuffed marriage of good paintings and fairy tales.

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