A Fairy Scattering Leaves - Birthday Greeting Card
INSIDE GREETING: May your birthday be magical.
In this enchanting autumnal scene by the fairy master Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, a fairy scatters leaves, evoking the magical essence of the season. This captivating image hails from the children's classic Elves & Fairies, a work written by Ida's sister, Annie R. Rentoul. The stories and illustrations within this cherished book draw inspiration from the sisters' Australian bushland home, a place described in the foreword as "aswarm with the oldest of beings, fairykind." 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