Tommelise very desolate

Tommelise very desolate

Eleanor Vere Boyle


9 x 7 inches

EVB [Eleanor Vere Boyle]. Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, plate 5.

An exquisite illustration, translated into a chromolithgraph from its original form as a brightly coloured watercolour. Boyle stresses the character's diminutive stature by placing her against huge fishes.

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