The Arthur Rackham Treasury: 86 Full-Color Illustrations (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) [Rackham, Arthur, Menges, Jeff A.] Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Learn more about the program. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Rackham interpreted scenes from fairy tales, Wagnerian opera, and Shakespearean comedy. I wanted to share my favorite illustrator and she sent me a beautiful hand painted thank-you card. Any serious artist intereted in depicting the human figure or natural forms would benefit from studying this. Paperback $24.95 $ 24. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolour, a technique he developed due to his background as a journalistic illustrator. Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. I wasn't all that familiar with Arthur Rackham's works to be honest before I purchased this book. It has the depth of each character portrayed in fairy tales in a very complex way. This trully is a treasury. But to truly appreciate his fine sense of line, composition and color, the reproductions need to be quite good. Unique, amazing, inspiring images by a master illustrator, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 27, 2019. Jan 7, 2020 - Explore Dawn Bennett's board "Arthur Rackham illustrations" on Pinterest. A leading figure in the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration, Rackham interpreted scenes from such diverse material as fairy tales, Wagnerian opera, and Shakespearean comedy. I have seen reproductions of some of his illustrations that make his colors seem muddy. I heartily concur with all the other reviews as far as the necessity of exposing children to Rackham's illustrations as soon as possible. Not exactly known for the high quality of their graphics, Dover books are cheap and they give you a lot of bang for your buck. See more of Dover's collection of Arthur Rackham fine art books at www.doverpublications.com. I got this one hoping its selection of illustrations would help me find his work that emphasizes the forest and wood interiors he does so well. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. As someone else mentioned, the Alice in Wonderland illustration on the cover was what definitely sold me this book. So: simply perfect. As an illustrator myself, I find the quality of the reproductions and the works worth studying. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. There's a problem loading this menu right now. And it seems to be a good survey of his work on comparatively few pages: it’s all full page images and spare captions. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I do want to leave positive reviews when they are deserved but I don't have enough fantasy to invent a new review every time. Arthur Rackham became the leading British figure in what is called The Golden Age of Illustration, a period that included contemporaries like Edmund Dulac and the Brothers Robinson in England, and Howard Pyle and his Brandywine School in America. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. It was delivered promptly and is in very good condition. He was a giant among this group, considered by many the premier illustrator of his day. May 11, 2016 - Arthur Rackham (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator.Rackham was born in London In 1884, His first book illustrations were published in 1893 in To the Other Side by Thomas Rhodes, but his first serious commission was in 1894 for The Dolly Dialogues, the collected sketches of Anthony Hope, who later went on to write The Prisoner of Zenda. 100 Animals: An Adult Coloring Book with Lions, Elephants, Owls, Horses, Dogs, Cats... Picture This: How Pictures Work (Art Books, Graphic Design Books, How To Books, Vis... A leading figure in the early 20th century's Golden Age of Illustration, English artist Arthur Rackham (1867–1939) brought countless stories and fairy tales to life through his vivid imagination and eye for telling details. It's not a hardback, but the print quality is excellent. . An Edmund Dulac Treasury: 116 Color Illustrations (Dover Fine Art, History of Art). Arthur Rackham was an English book illustrator. So I instantly clicked on the buy button. Please try again. Explore Japanese folklore with The Book of Yokai. I have seen plenty of his art around in older children's books and different fantasy art compilations. This stunning treasury features full-page plates of the finest works by the famed English artist, Arthur Rackham (1867–1939). Reviewed in the United States on October 17, 2018. I’m glad I have this book. FREE Shipping on your first order shipped by Amazon. Reviewed in the United States on August 18, 2019. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This is certainly a good introduction to Rackham's work at a very reasonable price. However, I was happy to read that I saved several trees with my purchase as it is all recycled paper. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. These are not. The images are large and clear. Some images aren't big enough for my tastes (i prefer the poster book variety), but they are still big enough to appreciate the fine detail that he put in the work. Something went wrong. on Amazon.com. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. All the pictures are suitable for framing. I have quite an extensive collection of fairy (faery) and fantasy art books and I think that Arthur Rackham's Treasury was clearly missing from my collection. Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. He is recognised as one of the leading literary figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration. It goes without saying that Rackham ranks among the best from the Golden Age of Illustration. I was introduced to Arthur Rackham's magical illustrations as a child via the old St. Nicholas children's magazines, and his pictures have lost none of their magic in the ensuing years. Get it as soon as Fri, Nov 6. Reviewed in the United States on July 14, 2008. 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The colors, however, are not as saturated as those in my copy of AR, A Life With Illustration. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. 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