Stephen Harrison

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The forging of Nothung. Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.

Siegfried forges the sword Nothung as Mime prepares a sleeping potion to use on him. "Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods" illustrated by Arthur Rackham

drawn from the moon: Arthur Rackham

From my own perspective Arthur Rackham remains the greatest artist from The Golden Age of Illustration which lasted from the up until around WWII. Rackham first rose to prominence with his s…

Siegfried hands the drinking-horn back to Gutrune, and gazes at her with sudden passion (1911), lithograph by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) [published in “Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods”, facing page 120], from Act 1, Scene 2, of “Götterdämmerung” (1874), by Richard Wagner (1813-1883).

Siegfried hands the drinking-horn back to Gutrune, and gazes at her with sudden passion lithograph by Arthur Rackham [published in Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods, facing page from Act Scene of Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner