Pierrot and Pierrette

Pierrot and Pierrette, c. 1920
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Watercolour
ML PXD 725, item 967

Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (1888-1960) created the magical world of fairyland, where fairies and elves frolicked around the Australian bush. She illustrated over 60 children's books with her delicate and charming painted watercolours. She is considered to have been a uniquely talented illustrator.

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