Numerous “Birds” Roosting In Trees In Art And Illustration

Numerous “Birds” Roosting In Trees In Art And Illustration

It is vowed that the birds are psychopomps lying in wait for the souls of the dying, and that they time their eerie cries in unison with the sufferer’s struggling breath.

H.P. Lovecraft, “The Dunwich Horror
The Mockery of the Owl, second half of 17th century
Country Gentleman November 1938 Erle Stanley Gardner
Country Gentleman November 1938 Erle Stanley Gardner
Mildred Bryant Brooks, November, 1938
Moon landscape with owl on willow trees. by Carl Strathmann ( 1866-1939), n.d.
Magpies Roosting by Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (also a Ladybird books artist), oil on card, 20th c
Mildred Anne Butler, Shades of Evening, 1904
Mildred Anne Butler, Shades of Evening, 1904
Now That Days Are Colder by Aileen Fisher, Designed & Illustrated by Gordon Laite, Lettering by Paul Taylor (1973)
Margaret Tarrant (1888- 1959) ‘Morning Carol’ by 1930s
Oliver 1998
Oliver 1998
André Bauchant (self-taught French painter, 1873-1958), Exotic birds, 1947, oil on canvas (kitchen towel), 71 x 58 cm, Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris
André Bauchant (self-taught French painter, 1873-1958), Exotic birds, 1947, oil on canvas (kitchen towel), 71 x 58 cm, Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris
Edna Cooke Shoemaker, 1889-1975, from Stories by Mrs. Molesworth
Edna Cooke Shoemaker, 1889-1975, from Stories by Mrs. Molesworth
Ghosts on the Tree (1933) by Franz Sedlacek (Austria, 1891-1945)
Ghosts on the Tree (1933) by Franz Sedlacek (Austria, 1891-1945)
Dream boats and other stories 1920 by Dugald Stewart Walker
Dream boats and other stories 1920 by Dugald Stewart Walker
Japanase Utatama magazine, 2009, volume 13.
いなくなった小おに 鈴木義治 1979 Little Lost Devil by Yoshiharu Suzuki
いなくなった小おに 鈴木義治 1979 Little Lost Devil by Yoshiharu Suzuki