Here you can download 18 silhouettes of various domestic and wild animals that adorned the book of Aesop's Fables printed in 1916.

All the illustrations in the book, including these silhouettes, were drawn by the famous illustrator Arthur Rackham. Aesop's Fables are a collection of fables that emerged in Ancient Greece. They were written by a slave named Aesop and have been very popular since ancient times. Today, these fables are known around the world.


Silhouettes of Animals from the Book of Aesop's Fables
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These precisely-drawn silhouettes can be easily downloaded in 2D CAD (.dwg) and vector (.eps and .svg) file formats


A fable is a short story in prose or verse which features animals who are given human qualities (speech, attitudes, personality traits ...). The purpose of the fable is to describe human virtues and flaws and relationships among people in an allegorical way, and to teach the reader a moral lesson.

The collection includes silhouettes of various animals such as lion, owl, donkey, rooster, deer, rabbit, wolf, vulture, monkey,…

In the picture you can see what the silhouettes look like and if you have an idea how to use them, you can download them by clicking on one of the links below.


Submitted by Ceh Jan


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