Vintage Illustrations of Cinderella

V. P. Mohn – 1822

Cendrillon, Paris, Audot fils, 1833

Charles Emile Jacques – 1841

George Cruikshank – 1854

Cinderella -- Aschenputtel -- Paul Menerheim -- Fairytale Illustration

Aschenputtel [‘Ash Girl’] Illustrated by 19th Century German artist Alexander Zick.  The pigeons and doves are helping Aschunputtel sort the lentils from the ashes.

W. H. Thwaite, 1855

France – 1860

Sir Edward Burne-Jones – 1863

Walter Crane – 1867

Gustave Dore – 1867 Engraving

Gustave Dore – 1867 Engraving

London – 1874


Frederic Theodore Lix’s Cinderella in Charles Perrault’s fairy tales (circa 1890)

 Theodore Lix



Poster for the opera Cenrillon, composed by Jules Massenet in 1899

Cinderella Image 1 by Dulac Dulac

Cinderella Image 2 by Dulac

Edmund Dulac – 1910


 Edmund Dulac – 1910

Cinderella Image 6 by Dulac Dulac

Cinderella Image 8 by Dulac Dulac

Gruelle's Cinderella paperdolls

Johnny B. Gruelle – 1911 Illustrations for McCall’s Magazine.  Charolyn Sherwin Bailey wrote a Cinderella play; and children could cut out Gruelle’s illustrations to create their own productions.

Maxfield Parish – 1914

John D. Batten. New York, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1916

Arthur Rackham's Cinderella Arthur Rackham – 1919

Arthur Rackham's Cinderella

Arthur Rackham's Cinderella Arthur Rackham's Cinderella

Rackham – 1919

Margaret Evans Price – 1921

Harry Clarke's Cinderella Harry Clark – 1922

Harry Clarke's CinderellaClark

Harry Clarke's Cinderella Clark

Harry Clarke's CinderellaHarry Clark

Perrault, Charles. Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. Harry Clarke, illustrator. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1922.


William Henry Margetson 1861 – 1940

Herbert Dicksee 1862 – 1942

Cinderella  By Frank Adams

Frank Adams 1877 – 1944

Cinderella, c1919 ~ from a book of German fairy tales called Märchenbuch.

German Cinderella c. 1919 from book titled Marchenbuch

Cinderella - A.L.Bowley | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A. L. Bowley – c. 1920


About jackikellum

Jacki Kellum is a Fine Artist, a Designer, and also a writer. For one of her graduate programs, she wrote her thesis on William Blake. Like Blake, much of Kellum's work is about childhood and lost innocence. Also like Blake, Kellum strives to both write and illustrate her work. .
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