Elves, fairies, fairy tale Princes from the Golden Age of Arthur Rackham and frends! I will be dumping these over some time, since I don't want to dump it all right away. Feel free to contribute!
Don't you hate it when you are trying to land a ship but a fucking wind elf interferes with the weather?Illustration by Classic watercolor painter Arthur Rackham
Illustration of a baby half-elf from Irish mythology
Ink art by obscure Golden Age illustrator Anne Baurele
>>3763986Same girl elves by a wishing well
>>3763989A hug between two prisoners by same girlSame story
Star spirit Aquarius by American Douglas Walker
>>3763994Another fairy tale illustration by Amelia "Song of the Sea" featuring a merboy
"Boy in the Valley" by H.J Ford.
>>3763999A weirdly racy fairy tale; a cute prince is kidnapped by some masculine witches who want to rape and need to be rescuedIgnore the witches :)
Dat all for today
>>3764000Should add the one where he receives a letter to help him escap
The elfin knight has more modern illustration that I like but I'll post later
>>3764000I found the illustration with a story called "The Blue Parrot" in The Olive Fairy Book, is that the one?https://gutenberg.org/cache/epub/27826/pg27826-images.html#Page_9
>>3764020Yeah, I think so. It's been some years.
Male fairy by Edmund Dulac
Matter of Britain also fits the theme
Does he count ?
It's a pretty mediocre rendition of the rape of Ganymede but the fact that it's budweiser's earliest advertising motif is hilarious and baffling.