fletchingarrows: “cat-skill: “ ‘Gevatter Tod / Godfather Death’ by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig ” this is.
Leon Georges Jean-Baptiste Carre (1878-1942) is one of many painters from his generation who after formal studies spend few years in North Africa as a generation before honed painting skills in Italy and Germany. Carre was enchanted with scenery and became an Orientalist. Paintings inspired by Arabian Nights are probably most important part of his legacy which is also known by tarot cards, a popular collectors' item.