Arthur Rackham RWS (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognised as one of the leading figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolour , a technique he developed due to his background as a journalistic illustrator.
Arthur Rackham (19. září 1867 – 6. září 1939) byl anglický ilustrátor. Pracoval jaro redaktor a kreslíř dětských časopisů, ilustroval více než třicet knih. Mezi nimi byly i Gulliverovy cesty , Alenka v říši divů či první sbírka hororových povídek E. A. Poea .
Illustration by Arthur Rackham in English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel, 1918. Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he alive, or be he dead
On one occasion a “sword in a stone” was seen in a river by King Arthur’s knights and legend stated that only the world’s best knight could pull out the sword. Galahad was led into King Arthur’s court where he sat in the Siege Perilous (the vacant seat at the Round Table reserved for the Knight who would one day be successful at recovering the Holy Grail).
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