January 3, 2011

Afternoon of a Faun

Music: Debussy, "Syrinx" and from the "Afternoon of a Faun"

During the Victorian era there was an intense interest in fairy-themed art which revived for a while in 1917 after the publication of the Cottingley Fairies photographs. In this video fairies appear in the paintings of:

Daniel Maclise
Nils Blommer
Johann Heinrich Fuessli
Robert Alexander Hillingford
Sir Joseph Noel Paton
Theodor Kittilsen
Richard Dadd
Luis Ricardo Falero
Hans Zatzka
John Anster Fitzgerald
John Georg Naish

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