The Lady of the Fairies

Mister Arthur Rackham again, and probably not for the last time, as I really love his work. And again, it’s a painting without a clear title, as it is an illustration for a book (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, apparently, which he did in 1908). I found it under the name Titania in a few places, though, so that should do:

I don’t have much to say about this, it’s his usual pretty, flowing work, with a lot of attention to texture like hair and fabrics (notice the interesting pattern and silkiness of Titania’s dress/cloak). And the lovely, inky contours, and watercolour backgrounds. Oh, his work is just so beautiful.

And some very fitting music,



Filed under Artlove, Musiclove, Pseudointellectual

2 responses to “The Lady of the Fairies

  1. Short post 😐

    My only comment is that at a first glance, the painting seemed to be a representation of some kind of massacre, or bloodshed procession. A second look indicates I’m wrong, but that’s somehow the vibe I still get from it.

    Maybe I just need therapy :-j

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