Midsummer Night's Dream Images by Arthur Rackham

A Midsummer Night's Dream is well known comedy written by William Shakespeare (1564-1616). It's loaded with typical situations where one intrigue leads to another, errors are unavoidable, everything bursts with passion and the spectators get a happy ending after all. Although main characters are mainly humans, fairies play extremely important roles. But our intention is not an analysis. We'll rather focus on illustrations produced by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939), one of leading artists of his time and still one of the most influential illustrators.


First edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, illustrated by Rackham in 1908, is a popular item among collectors and thanks to the reprint by Dobleday, Page & Co, New York from 1920s we have a chance to check a complete set of pictures on this page. According to the US laws (date of first publication) and the EU laws (date of death of the creator) all of the presented images belong to Public Domain.


This simply means you can use them for whatever you want. If you wish to republish any of the presented illustrations, go for it. I'll be very thankful, if you cite this page as a source. And now let's dig into imagery of Arthur Rackham, his world of fairies, goblins, dragons and other imaginary creatures ... Ladies and gentlemen - Midsummer Night's Dream Images by Arthur Rackham!


All in all, there are 50 illustrations by Arthur Rackham, an impressive collection of color pictures in his signature dreamlike mixture of greenish and brownish tones with a set of black and white drawings, where his skill for line excells just one more resulting in another superb work of art.

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