Knight Carrying Child - Father's Day Greeting Card

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Celebrate fathers with a timeless illustration by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale! This vintage masterpiece depicts a knight tenderly carrying his child, a cherished image of fatherhood at Laughing Elephant over the years. Titled A Sweet Lullaby, it comes from The Book of Old English Songs and Ballads (1910), accompanied by the text, "Although a lion in the field, A lamb in turn thou shalt him find." See this image as an art print!

Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale (1872–1945) was a highly regarded British artist known for her exquisite illustrations and paintings, particularly in the Pre-Raphaelite style. Born in London, she studied at the Crystal Palace School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools, where she won several awards for her talent. Her work often featured romantic and mythological themes, characterized by delicate lines, rich colors, and intricate details. She became known for her illustrations of literary classics and fairy tales, including works by Alfred Tennyson, William Shakespeare, and the Brothers Grimm. In addition to her illustrations, she also worked with stained glass, and her later years were spent designing glass pieces for churches, contributing to the rich visual tapestry of religious art. Throughout her career, Brickdale received numerous commissions for book illustrations, posters, and decorative art pieces. Her captivating artworks continue to enchant viewers in her various mediums!

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Product Specs

A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope