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Jessie Willcox Smith

Jessie Willcox SmithAKA Jessie Willcox Smth

Born: 6-Sep-1863
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 3-May-1935
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Water-Babies illustrator

American illustrator who studied under Howard Pyle. Known primarily for her illustrations of children. She illustrated many magazine covers and nearly forty children's books. From December 1917 to March 1933 she illustrated all the covers for the magazine Good Housekeeping. She never married.

Father: Charles Henry Smith
Mother: Katherine DeWitt Smith

    University: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1888)
    University: Drexel Institute of Arts and Sciences

    Good Housekeeping Illustrator
    Ladies' Home Journal Art Department (1889-94)

Is the subject of books:
The Red Rose Girls, 2000, BY: Alice A. Carter, DETAILS: Harry N. Abrams

Illustrated books:
The Water-Babies, 1916


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