Women Illustrators of the Golden Age

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Women Illustrators of the Golden Age, edited by Mary Carolyn Waldrep

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作者 Collective
编辑 Dover Publications
制本 Softcover
页数 134
书高 (cm) 28
书本宽度 (cm) 21,2
书本厚度 (cm) 0,6
书重 (kg) 0,431
舌头 English
书的出版日期 2010
ISBN 978-04-86472-52-2

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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.

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