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In keeping with Monique’s focus on antique art prints, today we’re looking at a scene from the story “Who Killed Cock Robin?”  Cock Robin is a nursery rhyme, published for years in books deemed socially accepted for children.  I suppose that’s a sign of cultural changes.  Any modern publisher printing it for a children’s book would likely be inundated with lawsuits from outraged parents.

In keeping with Monique's focus on antique art prints, today we're looking at a scene from the story "Who Killed Cock Robin?" Cock Robin is a nursery rhyme,

Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Snowflake Bentley.  "Of all the forms of water, the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow, that form in such quantities within the clouds during storms, are incomparably the most beautiful and varied. " - W. A. Bentley.  1999 Caldecott Medal winner for best illustrated children's book.

Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Snowflake Bentley. "Of all the forms of water, the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow, that form in such quantities within the clouds during storms, are incomparably the most beautiful and varied. " - W. A. Bentley. 1999 Caldecott Medal winner for best illustrated children's book.

Arthur Rackham | A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Enter Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Moth, and Mustardseed. "A Midsummer-Night’s Dream" illustrated by Arthur Rackham (Act III, Scene I).

It’s October, and Halloween just a few days away.  Appropriately, Monique has some very creepy vintage art prints by Edmund Sullivan.  A ver...

It’s October, and Halloween just a few days away. Appropriately, Monique has some very creepy vintage art prints by Edmund Sullivan. A ver.

Vintage Disney Art Print - Mickey Mouse Band Concert It's not always about the antique art prints.  Perfect case in point are the color prints we have from Disney.  Printed in the 1940's, the image has that classic Disney feel to things.  Mickey conducting (he seems to be fond of that role), Donald in the foreground playing ... a fife?  Goofy is going all out as the one-man-band.  He's got a trumpet, a pipe or whistle, cymbals, and a drum.  Goofy always was an overachiever.  :^)

It's not always about the antique art prints. Perfect case in point are the color prints we have from Disney.

Rip Van Winkle 48, ilustración de Arthur Rackham (1867-1939, United Kingdom)

Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Published 1916 by Doubleday, Page & Co.

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