Diving Mermaid - Mermaids Greeting Card
An enchanting aquatic tableau from Edmund Dulac's illustration of The Little Mermaid, depicts the pivotal moment just before the young mermaid undergoes her temporary transformation into a human by the sea witch. This evocative scene is drawn from Hans Christian Andersen's timeless tale, featured in the book The Snow Queen and Other Stories from Hans Andersen, published in 1911, showcasing Dulac's mastery in capturing the essence of this beloved narrative.
Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) stands as a luminary figure in the world of illustration! A French-born, British naturalized artist, Dulac's work epitomizes the Golden Age of Illustration. His portfolio includes a remarkable range of illustrations for classic fairy tales, WWI relief books, popular contemporary magazines, and even postage stamps! Notably, his first commission involved illustrating the novels of the Brontë Sisters. His distinctive style, characterized by intricate line work, sumptuous colors, and a fusion of Eastern and Western artistic influences, continues to inspire artists and captivate admirers around the world, leaving an enduring legacy in the realm of visual storytelling.
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope