Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Children's Book Covers 1871 - 1925

A brief look (one part post) at children's books cover art from the Victorian era through to 1925. These are mostly hard-bound books that feature colour printing, embossing and gilding as well as applied lithographic colour printing:



1871 Better Than Rubies

1872 Bluff Crag
or A Good Word Costs Nothing

1873 Rose and Kate or The Little Howards

1875 A Cruise in the Acorn

1877 Stories About Horses
Compiled by T.B.S.

1877 The Peep Show
With 300 Pictures

1878c Birds & their Nests
by Mary Howitt

1880 The Raccoon
J.B.Lippincott & Co. Philadelphia.

1880c Chatterbox Album of Animals

1881 In His Father's Arms

1882 Abroad
Thomas Crane & Ellen Houghton
cover illustration by Thomas Crane

1883 John Angelo at the Water Colour Exhibition
Daniel Lothrop & Co., Boston, MA

1883 Perseus the Gorgon Slayer

1883 Some of my Feathered and Four-Footed Friends

1885c Childhood's Wonders

1886 The Favourite Nursery Series
Little Jack Frost's Album

1886 The Golden Play Book
Illustrated
Frederick Warne & Co. London

1886 The Large Picture Primer

1888 Play Days
Cassell & Company Limited, New York, London, Paris & Melbourne

1888 Edith Series
Editha's Burglar

1889 Things will take a turn
by Beatrice Harraden

1890 Three Fairy Princesses
Marcus Ward & Co. Ltd. London, Belfast & New York

1891 Chitty Chatty Stories
McLoughlin Bros. New York
Red Line Series

1892 The Admiral's Caravan
by Charles E. Carryl

1893 The Favourite Book of Nursery Tales
With 72 full-page Coloured Pictures

1894 Favourite Tales for the Nursery
Thomas Nelson & Son. London, Edinburgh & New York

1894 Gerty's Triumph

1894 Tales from Hans Andersen

1895 The Story of Rosina
and other Verses by Austin Dobson
Illustrated by Hugh Thomson

1896 Grimm's Household Stories
Illustrated

1896 Mother Goose's Rhymes Jingles & Fairy Tales

1896 Sinbad the Sailor and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

1896 Tales from Hans Andersen

1897 Fairy Tales from the Far North
by P.C. Asbjönsen
Translated by H. Brækstad

1897 Through the Looking Glass
and What Alice Found There

1897c Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1898 A Bunch of Cherries
by L.T. Meade

1898 An Almanac of Twelve Sports by William Nicholson
with words by Rudyard Kipling

1898 Daddy Jake
The Runaway and Other Stories by "Uncle Remus"
Joel Chandler Harris

1898 Denise and Ned Toodles
by Gabrielle F. Jackson

1898 The Boys of '98
by James Otis

1898 The Fairy Book
by Miss Mulock

1898 The Giant Scissors
by Annie Fellowes Johnson
Cosy Corner Series

1905 Little Pickles

1907c Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1910 Hans Brinker
or The Silver Skates
by Mary Mapes Dodge

1925 Pinocchio
illustrated by Frederick Richardson

n.d. Chatterbox Album of Animals

n.d. Kiddie Record Song and Story Book
Number Two
cover by Clara M. Burd

Monday, 20 November 2017

Alfred Sisley – part 12

Alfred Sisley (1839 – 1899) Impressionist landscape painter, born in Paris of expatriate English parents. Exhibited with the Impressionists in 1874, 1876, 1877 and 1882, and had his first one-man exhibition at "La Vie Moderne" Paris, in 1883. In 1880 he settled near Moret-sur-Loing, and painted most of his late works there.

For more biographical notes see part 1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 11 also.

This is part 12 of a 12-part series on the works of Alfred Sisley:



1894 Banks of the Seine, Wind Blowing
oil on canvas 81 x 100 cm
 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

1894 Sahurs Meadows in the Morning Sun
oil on canvas 73 x 92.1 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1894 The Chateau of the White Cross at Saint-Mammès
oil on canvas 50.8 x 64.1 cm
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

1894 The Hills of La Bouille
oil on canvas

1894 The Rose House
oil on canvas 45.5 x 54.3 cm
Private Collection

1894 The Seine at Bouille, Wind Blowing
oil on canvas 81 x 100 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

1894 Village Street, Moret-sur-Loing
oil on canvas 35 x 46 cm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, UK

1895 A Corner of Moret-sur-Loing
pastel with stumping on grey wove paper 33.7 x 42.6 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1895 A Forest Clearing
oil on canvas 56.4 x 65.4 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

1895 Boats on the Loing River
oil on canvas

1895 Fields around the Forest
oil on canvas 54 x 65 cm
 Private Collection

1895 Haystacks
oil on canvas 60.5 x 73.2 cm
Private Collection

1895 L'Abreuvoir de Marly
pastel on paper 30.3 x 40.7 cm
Private Collection

1895 The Edge of the Forest
oil on canvas 60 x 81 cm
Private Collection

1895 The Valley
oil on canvas

1895c Cows by the Seine at Saint-Mammès
pastel 34 x 48 cm
Private Collection

1896 A Bend in the River Loing
oil on canvas 38 x 46 cm
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK


1896 A Turn of the River Loing, Summer
oil on canvas 54 x 65.4 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

1896 Cabins along the Loing Canal, Sunlight Effect
oil on canvas 38 x 46 cm
 Private Collection

1896 Cabins on the Banks of the Loing
oil on canvas 46 x 55 cm
Private Collection

1897 A Bend in the River Loing
oil on canvas 54.6 x 65.4 cm
Private Collection

1897 Banks of the Loing
 oil on canvas 54.5 x 65.5 cm
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, UK

1897 The Canal du Loing in Spring, Morning
oil on canvas 60 x 73 cm
Private Collection

1897 The Loing Canal
oil on canvas 60 x 73 cm
 Private Collection


1896 Banks of the Loing near Saint-Mammès
 lithograph in brown ink
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1896 Banks of the Loing, Winter
oil on canvas 54 x 65 cm
 Art Institute of Chicago, IL


1896 A Turn of the River Loing, Summer
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1896 Banks of the Loing
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1896 Cabins by the River Loing, Morning
 oil on canvas 60 x 73 cm
 Private Collection

1896c By the River Loing
pastel
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

1897 Bords de rivière, ou Les oies ( Riverbank, or The Geese )
from L'album d'estampes originales de la Galerie Vollard
 colour lithograph 21.5 x 32.2 cm ( image )
de Young / Legion of Honour FIne Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1897 A Cardiff Shipping Lane
oil on canvas 54 x 65 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Reims, France

1897 Boat in the Flood at Port Marly
oil on canvas 50 x 61 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

1897 Lady's Cove
 oil on canvas 45.8 x 61 cm
 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

1897 Lady's Cove
oil on canvas 


1897 Lady's Cove before the Storm
oil on canvas 65 x 81 cm
 Fuji Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1897 Lady's Cove, Langland Bay, Morning
oil on canvas 65.7 x 81.3 cm


1897 Bristol Channel from Penarth, Evening
oil on canvas
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio

1897 Cliffs at Penarth, Evening, Low Tide
oil on canvas 54 x 65 cm
Amgueddfa Cymru, Cardiff, UK

1897 Langland Bay, England, Morning
oil on canvas 54 x 65 cm
Private Collection

1897 The English Coast, Penarth
oil on canvas
Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum, Hanover, Germany

1897 On the Cliffs, Langland Bay, Wales
pastel on paper

1897 Langland Bay, Storr's Rock, Morning
oil on canvas 65 x 81 cm
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

1897 Storr's Rock in Lady's Cove - Evening
oil on canvas 65.5 x 81.5 cm
Amgueddfa Cymru, Cardiff, UK

1897 The Wave, Lady's Cove, Langland Bay
 oil on canvas 65 x 80 cm
Private Collection


1897 The Coast of Wales in the Fog
oil on canvas 65.5 x 92 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

1897c Geese
pastel 19 x 24.5 cm
Private Collection

1897c Goose Girl
pastel 29.5 x 40.6 cm
Private Collection

1897c Pasture by the Seine
pastel on cardboard
Private Collection

n.d. Four Geese By a Pond
pastel on heavy cream paper 34.8 x 43.7 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

n.d. Les Oies
colour lithograph 29.4 x  40.3 cm ( image )
de Young / Legion of Honour FIne Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

n.d. The Banks of the River Seine around Louveciennes
oil on canvas 65 x 76 cm
Museums Sheffield, UK