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(b Toulouse, 22 Oct. 1882; d London, 25 May 1953). French-born illustrator, designer, painter, and sculptor who settled in England in 1905 and became a British citizen in 1912. Dulac is best known as a book illustrator, particularly of fairy-tale and legendary subjects, in which his sense of fantasy and gifts as a colourist were put to brilliant effect (he was much influenced by Middle and Far Eastern art).

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)