A Treasury Of The Great Children's Book IllustratorsBook - 1983
Some of the most influential children's-book illustrators are presented in this survey, which focuses on the work of Victorian artists Edward Lear, John Tenniel, Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Ernest Shepard, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth and W.W. Denslow. The book examines the world in which these illustrators worked, including the growth of the publishing industry in the 19th century, the changing attitudes toward children, and the invention of the children's picture book.
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1983.
Branch Call Number: 741.64 MEY
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill. (some col.)