Illustrator: Arthur Rackham.

As promised in my last post,
Here are some illustrations for “Alice In Wonderland” by Arthur Rackham from 1907:

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Ain’t they something!
John Tenniels’ original illustrations were great too, but I think I just may prefer the Rackham ones!

Both illustrators are a huge continuing influence on me.
I can only hope to someday produce work as good as those fellers.

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Published in: on November 29, 2008 at 22:26  Comments (2)  

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  1. […] you can see HERE, For my money, Arthur Rackham defined it […]

  2. […] had a visual complement. The best editions adapt the story’s look to the contemporary zeitgeist. Arthur Rackham’s 1907 illustrations beautifully contain Edwardian-era elegance and foreboding. Leonard Weisgard’s 1949 illustrations […]


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