Download Once Upon a Time . . . A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tale by Jeff A. Menges PDF

By Jeff A. Menges

This mesmerizing gallery transports audience to a fairy story world—an ageless myth realm inhabited by means of characters from favourite folktales and depicted through well known artists. Lovingly reproduced from infrequent early variations, greater than a hundred and eighty illustrations painting scenes from tales by way of the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and different assets, together with historical Celtic and Norse legends. Breathtaking artwork, courting 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 imaginitive interpretations comprise vignettes from "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Puss in Boots," "The Snow Queen," and rankings of alternative popular and lesser-known stories. The illustrations, a lot of that are brilliantly coloured, full-page photos, seem with a caption that comes with the artist's identify, the tale from which it truly is drawn, and a descriptive line or direct citation from the story. ebook fans of every age will have a good time during this treasury and its chuffed marriage of good paintings and fairy tales.

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