Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Worth a Thousand Words: Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle. N. C. Wyeth, 1921
via Books and Art
We've entered October and my thoughts naturally turn to Washington Irving's masterpieces The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. And I don't think anyone ever illustrated them better than N.C. Wyeth. Or maybe that comes of having books with covers like these scattered around my grandparents' house.

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