Errol Le Cain 31 May 2006 07:04 am

Le Cain 12 Dancing Princesses

- Here are some of the illustrations from Errol Le Cain‘s book 12 Dancing Princesses. The book is a small beauty which I’ve treasured since its publication in 1978.

The illustrations are beautiful watercolors very much in Le Cain’s style – full of style and character, rich in detail among the many characters depicted.

(Click on any image to enlarge.)

4 Responses to “Le Cain 12 Dancing Princesses”

  1. on 31 May 2006 at 8:09 am 1.Stephen Worth said …

    Interesting to compare to Kay Nielsen’s classic illustrations for this same book.

    Stephen Worth
    Animation Archive

  2. on 31 May 2006 at 8:53 am 2.Michael said …

    Yes, it is. Nielsen and Le Cain were two distinctive individuals in their art, both very styled and both oddly abstract. Both very different and beautiful.

  3. on 02 Jun 2006 at 8:37 am 3.Kitty van Boxel said …

    I am trying to find where I can buy prints/posters of le Cain’s work – would you know of anywhere that sells them? The Dancing Princesses is my favourite book and I would love to frame some of the illustrations.

  4. on 05 Jul 2016 at 5:51 pm 4.Emily Davey said …

    Ditto as above: I would love to buy prints if anybody could let me know how!

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