He gazed at her, his face kindling
Date: 1906
Medium: Watercolor on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 29 × 20 in. (73.7 × 50.8 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Tiphaine la Fee," by Warwick Deeping, in Harper's Monthly Magazine, April 1906
Credit Line: Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935
Object Number: 1935-46
About: In a story set in mediaeval France, Tiphaine is held captive by her family, who think she is a sorceress (fee). Elizabeh Shippen Green's composition dramatizes Tiphaine's conversation with her knightly rescuer as they declare their love for each other. A fashion illustrator for The Ladies' Home Journal when she joined Howard Pyle's illustration classes in 1894, Elizabeth Shippen Green accepted an exclusive contract with Harper's Monthly Magazine in 1901. Harper's was at the forefront of high-quality color reproduction.
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