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The Subject Was Children: The Art of Jessie Willcox Smith

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Product description

Paperback with light tanning around the margins of the front and back covers and on the spine. Published in the USA, 1979. No inscriptions, binding is tight. Introduction and brief autobiographical sketch followed by 66 colour plates, reproductions of Smith's work which was widely used to illustrate children's books and magazines. She was one of the most prominent female illustrators in the United States during the Golden Age of American illustration. She illustrated stories and articles for clients such as Century, Collier's, Leslie's Weekly, Harper's, McClure's, Scribners, and the Ladies' Home Journal. She had an ongoing relationship with Good Housekeeping, including the long-running Mother Goose series of illustrations and creating all the covers from 1915 to 1933. Among the more than 60 books that Smith illustrated were Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and An Old-Fashioned Girl, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verse.

Item details

Added value:
66 colour plates
Author(s):
Mitchell, Gene
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
72
Publisher:
E P Dutton

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Paperback with light tanning around the margins of the front and back covers and on the spine. Published in the USA, 1979. No inscriptions, binding is tight. Introduction and brief autobiographical sketch followed by 66 colour plates, reproductions of Smith's work which was widely used to illustrate children's books and magazines. She was one of the most prominent female illustrators in the United States during the Golden Age of American illustration. She illustrated stories and articles for clients such as Century, Collier's, Leslie's Weekly, Harper's, McClure's, Scribners, and the Ladies' Home Journal. She had an ongoing relationship with Good Housekeeping, including the long-running Mother Goose series of illustrations and creating all the covers from 1915 to 1933. Among the more than 60 books that Smith illustrated were Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and An Old-Fashioned Girl, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verse.

Added value:
66 colour plates
Author(s):
Mitchell, Gene
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
72
Publisher:
E P Dutton

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