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Poppies and fairies, illustration to Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,', Act IV, p 88 in the 1908 Heinemann edition, design for the headpiece; two fairies sitting on poppy stalks. 1908
Pen and black ink, with watercolour
- Production date
Height: 143 millimetres
Width: 211 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Exhibited at the Leicester Galleries in 1908 under the same title (exhibition labels attached to modern mount).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1908 London, Leicester Gall.
1979/80 Dec-Jan, Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, 'Arthur Rackham', no. 76
1980 Jan-Feb, Bristol Art Gallery, 'Arthur Rackham', no. 76
1980 Mar-Apr, London, V&A, 'Arthur Rackham', no. 76
2002/3 Dec-Mar, London, Dulwich Picture Gallery, 'Arthur Rackham 1867-1939'
2009 Jun-Sep, Southampton City Art Gallery, Do you believe in fairies?
- Associated titles
Associated Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
- Prints and Drawings
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