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Print - The Fairy Queen takes an airy drive in a light carriage
  • The Fairy Queen takes an airy drive in a light carriage
    Richard Doyle, born 1824 - died 1883
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The Fairy Queen takes an airy drive in a light carriage

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Richard Doyle, born 1824 - died 1883 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.515:27-1997

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TECHS

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Physical description

A coloured print in showing two fairies flying on a leaf over a mountain landscape, drawn by a group of butterflies

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Richard Doyle, born 1824 - died 1883 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

The Fairy Queen takes an airy drive in a light carriage, a twelve-in-hand, drawn by thoroughbred butterflies

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm Image size, Width: 30 cm Image size, Height: 27.5 cm Sheet size, Width: 37.5 cm Sheet size

Descriptive line

An illustration from In Fairyland by Richard Doyle, ca. 1870

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bruno Girveau and Roger Diederen, eds. Walt Disney's wunderbare Welt und ihre Wurzeln in der europaischen Kunst Munchen: Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung: 2008.
Exhibition catalogue

Exhibition History

Magic Worlds (V&A Museum of Childhood 08/10/2011-04/03/2012)
Disney's Wonderful World and its Roots in European Art (Helsinki City Art Museum 25/02/2009-07/06/2009)
Disney's Wonderful World and its Roots in European Art (Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich 19/09/2008-25/01/2009)
Once upon a time Walt Disney (MuseƩ des Beaux-Arts, Montreal 08/03/2007-24/06/2007)
Once upon a time Walt Disney (Grand Palais 15/09/2006-16/01/2007)

Production Note

This print is an illustration from the book In Fairyland: A Series of Pictures from the Elf World, published in London in 1870.

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Fairies

Categories

Prints

Collection code

PDP

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