3137 – Fairies or piskies in a bedroom: Arthur Rackham illustration

Physical description:
A small picture taken from a book - a book illustration.
Museum classification:
19.5cm x 11.5cm

This picture is from a book of fairy stories illustrated by Arthur Rackham. It shows a man and a woman in a four poster bed. The man is being pulled from the bed by floating fairies (or piskies). The woman looks worried. There are other fairies under the bed, on top of the bes and there is one at the front laughing and trying on some slippers. There are also mice and other animals in the picture.