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May the Angel of Love Call Upon You

In 1878, Amy Millicent Sowerby was born in Northumberland to the designer and children’s book illustrator John G. Sowerby. He was fond of illustrating in a similar style to that of Kate Greenaway; later on he turned to landscape art. … Continue reading

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What wonders you will discover, if you go “Through the Magic Gate”

Czech illustrative artist, Jiří Trnka  was born 102 years ago on 24 February 1912 in Plzeň. Originally interested in puppet-making, he became a student of Josef Skupa at the School of Applied Arts in Prague (Academy of Architecture, Art and … Continue reading

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