Illustrators

Biography Florence Mary Anderson

Florence Mary Anderson nee MacArthur.  ‘“Molly” MacArthur, the artist and stage designer, was born in Chelsea, London on 27th October 1893, the second child of the Liberal MP William MacArthur and Florence Creemer (nee Clarke).  She was trained at the Westminster School of Art and was registered as a student in 1915.  She married James Sinclair Standish Anderson on 15 …

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Rackham, Arthur – Illustrations Gallery

Arthur Rackham (September 19, 1867 – September 6, 1939) – English book illustrator. Biography Arthur Rackham – Biography Illustrations in our Gallery Irving, W. Rip Van Winkle Heinemann 1905 Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens Hodder 1906 Carroll, L. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Heinemann 1907 Shakespeare, W. A Midsummer Night’s Dream Heinemann 1908 La Motte Fouque, Undine Heinemann …

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Theodorus van Hoytema Biography

Theodorus van Hoytema (Den Haag 1863-1917) achieved fame during his lifetime as a book-illustrator, painter and draughtsman. He is considered to be the most important representative of lithographic work in the Netherlands and his prints are well represented in two Dutch public collections. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam received the complete lithographic oeuvre from Van Hoytema’s friends on the occasion of …

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Robinson, Charles – Illustrated Book Checklist

Complete list of Charles Robinson’s Illustrated Book. Charles Robinson – Aesop Fables, J.M. Dent, London, 1895 Charles Robinson – Stevenson, R. L. – A Child’s Garden of Verses, John Lane, London, 1895 Charles Robinson – Carrington, E. – Animals in the Wrong Places, Bell 1896 Charles Robinson – Lowry, H. D. – Make Believe, John Lane, London, 1896 Charles Robinson …

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Kate Greenaway Biography

Kate Greenaway ENGLISH ILLUSTRATOR AND AUTHOR, 1846-1901 Born Catherine Greenaway, Kate Greenaway be one of the most important and influential illustrator for children of the late nineteenth century, despite shyness and avoidance of publicity. Indeed, a wholeindustry, which included china, fabrics, wallpaper, children’s clothing, and dolls, grew up around her book such as Under the Window (1879), The Language of …

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Potter, Beatrix – Illustrated Book Checklist

Beatrix Potter – Illustrated Book Checklist Potter, Beatrix The Tale of Peter Rabbit (privately printed, 250 copies) , Warne, London, 1901 Potter, Beatrix The Tale of Peter Rabbit , Warne, London, 1902 Potter, Beatrix The Tailor of Gloucester (privately printed, 500 copies) , Warne, London, 1902 Potter, Beatrix The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin , Warne, London, 1902 Potter, Beatrix The …

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Beatrix Potter – Biography

POTTER, BEATRIX ENGLISH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, 1866-1943 Beatrix Potter’s legacy to children’s literature include; twenty-three small books and one longer collection of stories. Strict integrity to the natures of her animal char­acters, an ear for striking, precise language, and an eye for detail have made her stories perennial favorites since the early 1900s. Potter insisted that her books, which address …

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Nielsen, Kay- Illustrated Book Checklist

Kay Nielsen – Illustrated Book Checklist Kay Nielsen – In Powder and Crinoline, Hodder Stoughton, London, 1913 Kay Nielsen –East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Hodder Stoughton, London, 1914 Kay Nielsen – Quiller-Couch, A. T. Twelve Dancing Princesses, Doran, NY, 1923 (Reprint of In Power and Crinoline) Kay Nielsen – Andersen’s Fairy Tales, Hodder Stoughton, London,1924 Kay …

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Clarke, Harry – Illustrated Book Checklist

Harry Clarke- Illustrated Book Checklist Harry Clarke – Andersen, H. C. – Fairy Tales, George Harrap, London, [1916] Harry Clarke – Poe, E. A. – Tales of Mystery and Imagination , George Harrap, London, 1919 Harry Clarke – Walters, L. The Year’s at the Spring , George Harrap, London, 1920 Harry Clarke – Perrault, C. The Fairy Tales , George Harrap, London, …

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Book Illustrators Biographies

Book Illustrators Biographies Here is a list of Golden Age illustrator’s biographies I’ve compiled over the past few years. If you are writing a biography and wanted to add to this section, please contact me. Illustrators: Crane, Walter – Biography Nielsen, Kay – Biography Parrish, Maxfield – Biography Rackham, Arthur – Biography Wyeth, Newell Conyers – Biography  

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