Public domain artworks featuring fairies include "The Fairies' Banquet" and "Fairies Looking Through a Gothic Arch," by John Anster Fitzgerald. "Midsummer Eve" by Edward Robert Hughes is another notable example of Victorian imagery of fairies. These public domain artworks are available on Wikimedia Commons and websites such as FreeVintageIllustrations.com.Continue Reading
Many Victorian-era books contained illustrations of fairies, usually as part of fairy tales or reported sightings. Today various public domain examples of this fairy art can be found online, including through online archives of literature, such as Project Gutenberg.
Celtic mythology about fairies was popular in Victorian England, and many fairy sightings were reported and faked. The notorious Cottingley Fairies photographs are in the public domain.Learn more about Fine Art