Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Fairy Tale-ish

More of Warwick Goble's fairy-tale-ish illustrations for the 1912 edition of The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

Griselda Robed in Cloth of Gold

January Helping May into the Tree

Canacee and the Falcon

Dorigen Pledging Aurelius

The Angel Presenting the Crowns to Cecily and Valerian


JRSM said...

Beautiful! I've also been a long-time enthusiast for Goble's illustrations for 'War of the Worlds'.

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Yes, Goble's War of the Worlds illustrations are full of 'sci-fi' action and mayhem. So unusual compared to his life-long body of fairy-tale work.