Fairy Playing Pipes to Animals - Fairies Greeting Card
Gracing the cover of The Enchanted Forest (1921), a collaborative effort by the talented husband-and-wife duo Grenbry Outhwaite and Ida Rentoul Outhwaite is a scene that beautifully captures the essence of magical friendships. Set against the backdrop of this cherished Australian tale, we find ourselves in the company of Anne, a young girl, who embarks on a remarkable journey through her beloved forest. After a fall from her horse, she is guided by her loyal rabbit, Potty, who undergoes a magical transformation into his fairy form under the cover of night. This enchanting exploration leads Anne to discover the forest's secrets, where talking animals, fairies, witches, and goblins await, bringing her face to face with a world she has never seen before. It's a whimsical adventure into the Outhwaites' imagination. 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