Witch Taking Flight - Witches Greeting Card
In this enchanting illustration by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, a charming little witch prepares to take flight on the wings of an autumn breeze! This delightful scene is one of many intricately rendered magical beings that Outhwaite brought to life in her classic work, Fairyland. The book was a collaborative family effort, featuring stories and verses penned by her family members, Grenby Outhwaite and Annie R. Rentoul. Original copies of this 1926 treasure are rare to come by, making our reproduction a cherished way to keep the magic of Fairyland alive! 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