Illustration for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1909) by Edmund Dulac.

Illustration for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1909) by Edmund Dulac.

Illustration for 1920 poetry collection, The Year’s at the Spring, by Harry Clarke.

Illustration for 1920 poetry collection, The Year’s at the Spring, by Harry Clarke.

Ophelia by Arthur Hughes, 1884.

Ophelia by Arthur Hughes, 1884.

Theatre poster by Dudley Hardy for “A Gaiety Girl,” 1893.

Theatre poster by Dudley Hardy for “A Gaiety Girl,” 1893.

"The Nightingale" from Stories from Hans Anderson with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, London, Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 1911.

"The Nightingale" from Stories from Hans Anderson with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, London, Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 1911.

Daybreak by Maxfield Parrish, 1922.

Daybreak by Maxfield Parrish, 1922.

Untitled ink drawing of Gibson girl, circa 1920 by Charles Dana Gibson.

Untitled ink drawing of Gibson girl, circa 1920 by Charles Dana Gibson.

Two posts today due to a long winter absence!
John Singer Sargent’s Fumee d’Ambre Gris (Smoke of Ambergris),1880.

Two posts today due to a long winter absence!

John Singer Sargent’s Fumee d’Ambre Gris (Smoke of Ambergris),1880.

Ink drawing by Arthur Rackham for Cinderella: Retold by C.S. Evans, 1919.  What better way to start the day than with a little Rackham?

Ink drawing by Arthur Rackham for Cinderella: Retold by C.S. Evans, 1919.  What better way to start the day than with a little Rackham?

Mid-1980s illustration by Maurice Sendak for “The Nutcracker” by E.T.A. Hoffman.  Happy Holidays, everyone!

Mid-1980s illustration by Maurice Sendak for “The Nutcracker” by E.T.A. Hoffman.  Happy Holidays, everyone!