Jessie Willcox Smith art links 


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Jessie Willcox Smith: Illustration from A Child's Garden of Verses, 1905
Source: Liam's Pictures From Old Books (see "image archives" below)


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Jessie Willcox Smith

[American Golden Age Illustrator, 1863-1935]

• Relationships: Studied under the great Brandywine illustrator Howard Pyle.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
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Original works by Jessie Willcox Smith available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Museum of American Illustration, Newport, Rhode Island

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
The Water-Babies: Illustrations by Jesse Willcox Smith

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLiam's Pictures from Old Books
Illustrations from A Child's Garden of Verses

Notable SiteJessie Willcox Smith at The Athenaeum

Faeries at LaLa's Land

Flickr Photo Sharing
World War II poster

Humanities Web

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

The History Project at U.C. Davis

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Alice in Wonderland Illustrators

The KodakGirl Collection
Illustration for a Kodak advertisement

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jessie Willcox Smith  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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The Princess and the Goblin

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At the Back of the North Wind

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The Water-Babies

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The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose

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The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love

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Jessie Willcox Smith: American Illustrator


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