I think his fairy tale illustrations were one of the main starting points for modern fantasy illustration, influencing artists like Frank Frazetta and Roy Krenkel and the generations of fantasy artists behind them. Posted onFriday, June 29, 2012Saturday, June 30, 2012AuthorCharley Parker10 Comments. books and collections of his illustrations, Arthur Rackham on Golden Age Comic Book Stories, Eye Candy for Today: Leyendecker turkey SEP cover, Eye Candy for Today: Alma-Tadema’s Pheidias and the Frieze of the Parthenon, Eye Candy for Today: Levitan’s bridge at Savvinskaya Sloboda, Eye Candy for Today: Albert Pénot’s La Petite Cigale, Eye Candy for Today: Botticelli’s Madonna of the Pomegranate, Small landscape and still life original oil paintings, Dinosaur cartoons, how to draw activities, dinosaur online coloring and cartoon dinosaur stuff, Dinosaur mix and match iPhone and iPod Touch app, site includes list of iPhone app review sites, Dinosaur Cartoons T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs and other dinosaur goodies, Web site design in Philadelphia and Delaware, A class I teach in HTML5 animation and Adobe Animate CC at the Delaware College of Art and Design, in the Philadelphia area, Google Art Project: Collections (Museums), Lisa Stone Design, award winning high end interior designer in Philadelphia, Main Line & NY, Studio12KPT, original art, prints, calendars and other custom printed items by Van Sickle & Rolleri. For colour pictures, Rackham preferred the 3-colour process or trichromatic printing, which reproduced the delicate half-tones of photography through letterpress printing. While I had seen one or two of Peake’s illustrations in isolation (history of illustration type books), I wasn’t really familiar with much of his work or the Gormenghast books. Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which roughly encompassed the years from 1890 until the end of the First World War. Thanks. They also remarked on his decline: "Rackham made his name in a heyday of fairy literature and other fantasy which the First World War brought to an end. He was particularly noted for his illustrations of children’s books. James Hamilton – Arthur Rackham, A Biography, Arcade Publishing NY 1990. p.65, Last edited on 24 November 2020, at 17:47, The Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood, "Style, Subjects, Technique, and Technology | Central Michigan University", "Clarke Home | Central Michigan University", Little brother & little sister and other tales by the Brothers Grimm illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 1917, Arthur Rackham's illustrations for Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends, Innovated Life Art Gallery: Select illustrations by Arthur Rackham, biography and contemporary reviews, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, Arthur Rackham art at Art Passions (free online gallery), SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages: Fairy Tale Illustrations of Arthur Rackham, Arthur Rackham artwork at American Art Archives web site, Complete Arthur Rackham Collection for 'The Ring of the Nibelung', Information about Arthur Rackham and his art, Large Archive of Arthur Rackham's Artwork at The Golden Age Children's Book Illustrations Gallery, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Arthur_Rackham&oldid=990473079, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 17:47. Typically, Rackham contributed both colour and monotone illustrations towards the works incorporating his images – and in the case of Hawthorne's Wonder Book, he also provided a number of part-coloured block images similar in style to Meiji era Japanese woodblocks. His unique vision and amazingly strong images became an integral part of the experience of reading the story. Collection. M U S I N G S, Mentor of the Day: Cory Godbey | Motivarti, Eye Candy for Today: Leyendecker turkey SEP cover, Eye Candy for Today: Alma-Tadema’s Pheidias and the Frieze of the Parthenon, Eye Candy for Today: Levitan’s bridge at Savvinskaya Sloboda, Eye Candy for Today: Albert Pénot’s La Petite Cigale, Eye Candy for Today: Botticelli’s Madonna of the Pomegranate, Small landscape and still life original oil paintings, Dinosaur cartoons, how to draw activities, dinosaur online coloring and cartoon dinosaur stuff, Dinosaur mix and match iPhone and iPod Touch app, site includes list of iPhone app review sites, Dinosaur Cartoons T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs and other dinosaur goodies, Web site design in Philadelphia and Delaware, A class I teach in HTML5 animation and Adobe Animate CC at the Delaware College of Art and Design, in the Philadelphia area, Google Art Project: Collections (Museums), Lisa Stone Design, award winning high end interior designer in Philadelphia, Main Line & NY, Studio12KPT, original art, prints, calendars and other custom printed items by Van Sickle & Rolleri.