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The three musketeers of the Golden Age of children’s book illustration

The three musketeers of the Golden Age of children’s book illustration

October 24, 2018

Our stories:

The Robinson brothers, Thomas, Charles and William Heath delighted in referring to themselves as the three musketeers. They spent much of their early adult life in their father’s studio and later shared studios with one another, all three establishing themselves as book illustrators.

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

September 10, 2018

Arts & literature, Our stories:

Kay Nielsen’s delicate illustrations combined the exquisite motifs of the Art Nouveau movement with oriental influences. The elaborate, decorative artworks bring brilliant colour tinged with a hint of eeriness to the pages of children’s fairy tales.

Snow White and Rose Red from Little brother and little sister and other tales

Illustrated children’s books: Arthur Rackham (1867-1939)

February 6, 2018

Our stories:

Arthur Rackham’s haunting images in children’s fairy tales evoke a sense of mystery, even nightmare. They made him the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian era.