This is an illustration of two lovers, Yorinda and Yoringel wandering through the woods, enthralled with each other, and oblivious to the circle of good faeries dancing around them who are helpless in protecting the two from the forces of darkness ahead of them.
Monday, February 21, 2011
In the Witch's Wood
John Duncan's Celtic mythology paintings are a delight, but it's also delightful to come across an out-and-out faerie painting by him. His work here is a bit reminiscent of fellow Scotsman Sir Joseph Noel Paton's famous faerie paintings.