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Cicely Mary Barker and Her Art

Автор: Jane Laing
Год: 1995
Издание: Frederick Warne and Co., London
Страниц: 128
ISBN: 0723240515
Cicely Mary Barker's "Flower Fairies Books", published in the first half of this century, are known and loved around the world. They were created by a quiet, unassuming and dedicated artist, who was nevertheless remarkably successful, spending her life illustrating many children's books and selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels. Today, twenty years after her death, her work continues to offer delights that have stood the test of time. She was born in 1895 in Croydon, South London, and spent most of her life there. Because of ill-health she was educated at home and largely taught herself to draw and paint, encouraged by a supportive family and assisted by membership of the Croydon Art Society. She was only sixteen when she had her first work accepted for publication as a set of postcards, and from that time she devoted her career to painting. It was her Flower Fairies books that brought Cicely Mary Barker her greatest popular acclaim. Like the Pre-Raphaelite...
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