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By a Woman's Hand: Illustrators of the Golden Age

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At the turn of the 20th century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high,offering women artists unprecedentedprofessional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by 22 of the Golden Age of Illustration's finest female illustrators, including Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, and Jessie Willcox Smith. ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 17th 2010 by Dover Publications
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Dec 07, 2011 Telyn rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Completely delightful anthology of artwork by a cross section of late 19th-early 20th century women illustrators, including Kate Greenway, Florence Harrison, Beatrix Potter, Elizabeth Shipman Green, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Jessie Marion King, Eleanore Plaisted Abbott, Ida Rentoul Outhwaith, Margaret Tarrant and a dozen more. The only text is a short introduction, but there are plenty of color and black and white plates and a bibliography to encourage further exploration. This is one of the recent g ...more
A fantastic review of a set time in illustration history covering Victorian and later art, done by woman artists. The pictures are lush, the history of each artist is well developed, and over all, the book was enjoyable.
a beautiful art book; I love this time period for women art, so this was one book I really enjoyed looking through.
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