A Fairy Tale

A Fairy Tale by Arthur Wardle RBI RBA, 1864-1949. Oil on canvas. 115 x 165 centimetres. "All seemed to Sleep, the timid Hare on Form" -- Scott. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1895 (no. 222). The artrist's well-known skill at drawing and painting animals here plays a part in a late example of fairy painting.

References

Visions Rich and Strange. London: Louise Whiteford Gallery and David Hughes, 1982. Catalogue number 8.


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