The Dragon Was Plagued By Butterflies

Nothing could terrify the dragon whose scales were made of titanium, and whose mouth dripped with toxic smoke. Well, actually, there was one thing. He could not abide flocks of butterflies.

You can see the whole illustration below. Frederick Richardson was an early twentieth century illustrator, perhaps best known for his work with L. Frank Baum and other children's authors. See more of Frederick Richardson's sumptuous, psychedelic art over at The Golden Age.

The Dragon Was Plagued By Butterflies