The Sleeping Beauty

Catalog Code: 
1- 1930
Description: 

Excellent color line cutting by unknown maker.  Semi-interlocking.  Back stained dark brown.  Larger pieces. Artist is John Collier.  John Maler Collier OBE RP ROI (1850 – 1934) was a leading English artist, and an author.  He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation. Both his marriages were to daughters of Thomas Henry Huxley. He studied painting at the Munich Academy starting in 1875.  Wikipedia
"Sleeping Beauty" also titled in English as "The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods", is a classic fairy tale about a princess who is cursed to sleep for a hundred years by an evil fairy, to be awakened by a handsome prince at the end.  The good fairy, realizing that the princess would be frightened if alone when she awakens, uses her wand to put every living person and animal in the palace asleep, to awaken when the princess does.  Wikipedia

General Information
Artist: 
Date: 
1909c.
Width: 
19"
Height: 
15"
Container: 
box
Material: 
plywood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
277
Pieces Replaced: 
1
Colorline: 
yes
Interlock: 
sem
Styles: 
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
Sold