Category Archives: Fairy Tales

Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

Ali Baba, Walter Crane, Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Myths, illustrator, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts MovementAli Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.

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Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué.

Undine Water Nymph. Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué. Romanticism, Romantic Era, German romantic poet

Undine Water Nymph

Undine

THE seas, the rivers and brooks contain the numberless tribes of Water-sprites.
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Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother.

Fairy Tales. Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother. Gustav Dore.

Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother.

Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother.

Gustav Dore, Arist. A. Pisan, Engraver.

AFTER Cinderella had dressed her two sisters for the ball, she followed them with her eyes as long as she could, and when she could see them no more, she began to cry. Her godmother, seeing her all in tears, asked her what was the matter. Continue reading

The Fairy Ariel by William Shakespeare

The Fairy Ariel by William Shakespeare. Fantasy costumes.

The Fairy Ariel by William Shakespeare

The Fairy Ariel by William Shakespeare.

Ariel (air spirit), a fictional character in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Ariel is bound to serve the magician Prospero, who rescued him from the tree in which he was imprisoned by Sycorax, the witch who previously inhabited the island.