What French painter, one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France, portrayed the dignity of agricultural laborers?
What American artist’s paintings, illustrations, sculptures, and writing played a major role in creating our popular image of the West?
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Arthur Rackham was born September 19, 1867, in London, England. He studied at the Lambeth School of Art, was elected to membership in The Royal Watercolour Society and the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, and became Master of the Art Workers’ Guild. Books he illustrated include Rip Van Winkle (1905), Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1906), Alice in Wonderland (1907), and many other children’s books and classics throughout the years until his death in 1939. His last work, The Wind in the Willows, was published posthumously. He won gold medals at Milan (1906) and Barcelona (1911), and his books and original art are now collected worldwide.
The Arthur Rackham Society~ http://arthur-rackham-society.org/
The Golden Age of Illustration: Arthur Rackham~ http://www.peterharrington.co.uk/blog/the-golden-age-of-illustration-arthur-rackham/
Style, Subjects, Technique, and Technology~ https://www.cmich.edu/library/clarke/ResearchResources/Childrens_Material/Arthur_Rackham/Pages/Style,-Subjects,-Technique,-and-Technology.aspx
The popularity of this artist’s drawings created a national sensation, dictating the fashions and manners of a generation and epitomizing the idealized characteristics of the turn-of-the-century American woman.
This creator of award-winning picture books for children was raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and began drawing as a young child; his first book appeared in its entirety in Life magazine when he was 18 years old.
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Which English painter, illustrator, and designer, a founding member of William Morris’s decorative arts company, had a low-key career until he gained overnight fame with eight paintings at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1877?
Which children’s illustrator said that she was the reincarnation of a sea captain’s wife who lived in the 1800s, and that it was this earlier life she was depicting with her pastel watercolors and delicately penciled lines?
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What painter, born in 1725, is fabled to have convinced his father of his natural aptitude for painting when the parent mistook his son’s pen-and-ink drawing of Saint James for an engraving?
What illustrator’s fame was established when the first volume of The Yellow Book — an art and literature quarterly for which he served as art editor as well as contributing drawings and covers — appeared in April 1894?
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What English Neoclassical sculptor was one of the most successful artists of his day, leaving the equivalent of £1 million in his will?
What American painter, printmaker, cartoonist, illustrator, and children’s books author is best known for his children’s book “Corduroy”?
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