From folk mythology and classical theatre to contemporary film and dance, the mischievous and playful faery has fascinated mankind for thousands of years. These intriguing and ethereal creatures, with the myths and legends that surround them, have never ceased to inspire artists and illustrators.
From Puck to Peter Pan, children and adults alike have never really stopped believing in faeries. Accompanying the wide selection of bewitching paintings and engravings, this enchanting book follows the image and influences of faeries, from ancient mythology, through Shakespeare and Victorian art, to modern manifestations of faery stories.
- Publication Date:
- 19 / 11 / 1999
- 233 x 309mm