Whether inspired by Classical legend, traditional tales or simply their own imagination, countless artists have been captivated by these heavenly and mythological creatures. "Angels and Fairies" is a beautiful reference book that takes a look at some of the art that has been produced as a result of a fascination with these mysterious beings.
Iain Zaczek was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and the Courtauld Institute of Art. He has since gone on to forge an impressive career as a freelance writer on art- and Celtic-related subjects, and is interested in particular in Pre-Raphelite art and International Gothic. His publications include Essential Art Deco, Essential William Morris, The Art of the Icon, Lovers in Art and Impressionist Interiors. He is also working on a BBC website called Your Paintings.