Rose Cecil O’Neill (June 25, 1874-April 6, 1944) was an American artist and writer who became the best-known and highest-paid female commercial illustrator in the US after creating the Kewpie.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_O%27Neill
“Looking in at the Windows” by Rose O’Neill
Original art for page 85 of The Loves of Edwy, Lothrop Publishing Co.
c.1904 / Ink on Paper / 21-7/10″x15-1/5″ / Drury University Art Collection, Springfield, MO
Rose O’Neill on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/rose-oneill/
Maginel Wright Enright Barney (June 19, 1881-April 18, 1966) was an American children’s book illustrator and graphic artist. She was the younger sister of Frank Lloyd Wright and the mother of Elizabeth Enright.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maginel_Wright_Enright
Cover for Woman’s World, August 1919 by Maginel Wright Enright Barney
1919 / Ink, watercolor, gouache, and graphite on illustration board
17-1/8″x9-3/16″ / Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Maginel Wright Enright Barney on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/maginel-wright-barney/
Lorraine Fox (May 22, 1922-1976) was an artist whose work included illustrating magazines, book covers, and advertisements. She was inducted into the Society of Illustrators’ Hall of Fame in 1979.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorraine_Fox
Red Girl Illustration by Lorraine Fox
c.1966 / Mixed Media on Board / 28″x18″ / Private collection
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