The Art of Duncan Carse



Duncan Carse (1876-1938) was an English artist and book illustrator associated the Golden Age of Illustration. Thematically, his work is linked with the British Fairy School.


The Duncan Carse Collection at Spirit of the Ages includes art images from some of Carse's seminal work. As a valuable reference resource, options are also provided for purchasing a range of gifts, including reproduction prints, posters and greeting cards.


He is believed to have contributed suites of illustrations to just two books in his career - both published in 1912: Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (published by A & C Black [London]); and Dewdrops from Fairyland (published by Frederick Warne & Co [London]).


We invite you to take the time to peruse the wonderful artwork from Duncan Carse that is included in the Collection - to view images from any one of Carse's suites or illustrations listed below, simply 'click' on the hyperlinks embedded within

the titles and the images.





The Illustrated Books


Dewdrops from Fairyland

9 images

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

12 images








The Paintings




The Common Vapour

1 image

Exotics at Play

1 image

The Lord Chancellor's breakfast

1 image

Bother the Gnat

1 image



A Fairy Christmas

1 image

The Fairies' Ascent

1 image

The Fairy King

1 image