Jul 28, 2015

British Museum - Beatrix Potter, Flopsy Bunnies, a drawing in pen and ink with watercolour

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) is among the best-loved of children's book authors and illustrators, and today her books remain as popular as ever. She was born in London into a wealthy family, and was introduced as a child to the world of art; the Pre-Raphaelite painter, John Everett Millais (1829-96), was a family friend. She was a solitary child who found most comfort in her many pets and in...

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