Sunday, February 21, 2010

Charles Robinson - Art Nouveau Illustrations for The Sensitive Plant

 The Sensitive Plant by Percy Bysshe Shelley, as illustrated by Charles Robinson and published by William Heinemann, London/J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia circa 1911. With introduction by Edmund Gosse. Printed by the Ballantyne Press, London.

Illustrated edition of Shelley's romantic poem showing both Art Nouveau and Pre-Raphaelite influences in the illustrations.

The Sensitive Plant illustrated by Charles Robinson, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, 22 copies for sale at

One copy is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay

Another copy at The Sensitive Plant




Additional examples of Charles Robinson's work at John Coulthart's blog:

Charles Robinson's Alice's Adventure inWonderland

The Art of Charles Robinson (1870-1937)

Another example at Lines and Colors.

Google Books copy of A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson with illustrations by Charles Robinson.

Google Books copy of Lullaby Land, Songs of Childhood with illustrations by Charles Robinson.

Here is the poem: The Sensitive Plant


  1. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful - thanks for sharing this with us :) !


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