By a Womans Hand: Illustrators of the Golden Age
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By a Womans Hand: Illustrators of the Golden Age

ISBN 13:  9780486472522

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Format:  Paperback
Editor:  Mary Carolyn Waldrep
No. of Pages:  144
Brand:  Dover Publications

At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration's finest female illustrators, including Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, and Jessie Willcox Smith. A career in illustration represented an ideal opportunity for women in post-Victorian society. Every well-bred girl was schooled in the arts of sketching and drawing, and by working at home, a woman's modesty could remain uncompromised. Successful competition in a world dominated by male artists, however, called for determination as well as talent. This compilation celebrates the accomplishments of twenty-two female illustrators, including Elenore Abbott, Mabel Lucie Attwell, Elizabeth Shippen Green, Ruth Mary Hallock, Jessie Marion King, Dorothy Lathrop, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, Margaret Winifred Tarrant, and others.

Illustrations: 120 colour and black and white
Author: Waldrep
Size: 8 3/8 x 11
Format: pbk
Copyright: Copyrights reserved
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ISBN 13: 9780486472522

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