Fairy Riding Fish - Fairies Greeting Card
"Driving the others with reins of pink sea-weed," proclaims the text that breathes life into this enchanting scene, where a fairy skillfully guides a group of fish over waves. This captivating image is plucked from the pages of Bunny and Brownie: The Adventures of George and Wiggle, a whimsical tale penned and illustrated by the talented Ida Rentoul Outhwaite in 1930. Outhwaite's knack for weaving magic into her illustrations is evident, as this aquatic adventure invites us into a world where fairies command the seas! This delightful piece of art, like many of her creations, was later published as a popular postcard. See this image as an art print!
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (1888-1960) was an Australian fairy tale legend whose remarkable illustrations captivated generations of readers. With her incredible talent, Outhwaite brought to life enchanting worlds filled with fairies, goblins, and magical creatures, often drawing inspiration from the Australian bushland. Her illustrations, characterized by intricate details and a sense of wonder, captured the hearts of both children and adults. Notably, Outhwaite collaborated with her sister Annie R. Rentoul on several books, with their most famous work being 1919's Elves and Fairies. Her timeless illustrations continue to inspire fantasy artists and kindle the sense of wonder in those who encounter her magical realms—it's obvious why she's a favorite at Laughing Elephant!
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope