Edward Julius Detmold

One of my favorite haunts is the Metropolitan Museum. Always a new discovery. I was happy to see that among the more recent acquisitions are some beautiful watercolor paintings by one of the all time great illustrators,Edward Julius Detmold.

Here is one created for “The First Voyage of Sinbad”. The photo does not do the painting justice. It is wonderful to behold.

For the" First Voyage of Sindbad"
For the” First Voyage of Sindbad”

Try to see it while it is still on view if you can.

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