[Original artwork:] Colour illustration for 'The Princess and Curdie' by George MacDonald.

Folkard (Charles)

[Original artwork:] Colour illustration for 'The Princess and Curdie' by George MacDonald.

Description: ink and watercolour on paper, 24 x 15.5 cm approx. (image size), mounted, framed and glazed using high-grade acid-free materials, very good condition

Publication Details: circa 1949

Notes: Major late work by the Golden Age illustrator, a happy conjunction with George MacDonald – whose fantasy novel provides ideal subject matter; Folkard's commissions for Dent's 'Children's Illustrated Classics' series (such as here) produced some of his finest work. The present illustration occupies the plate facing p. 152. [With:] Macdonald (George) The Princess and Curdie. Illustrated with line drawings and 8 colour plates by Charles Folkard. J.M. Dent, 1949, FIRST EDITION THUS, pp. ix, 238, crown 8vo, original beige cloth, patterned overall with a design stamped in purple lettering to ...more

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Price: £2,500

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1949

Stock Number: 67827

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