Jessie Wilcox Smith – At the Back of the North Wind 1919


Jessie Willcox Smith (September 6, 1863 – May 3, 1935) was one of the most prominent female illustrators in the United States during the Golden Age of American illustration. She was a prolific contributor to respected books and magazines during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She illustrated stories and articles for clients such as Century, Collier’s Weekly, Leslie’s Weekly, Harper’s, McClure’s, Scribners, and the Ladies’ Home Journal.

Jessie Wilcox Smith is one of America’s most loved female illustrator. Presenting here are the illustrations from At the Back of the North Wind. A classic children’s book by George MacDonald. First published by McKay, New York, 1919. Enjoy these hauntingly beautiful illustrations. Cheers !

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