Elenore Abbott: Illustrator of the Week

Once Upon a Tale…

Abbott, known for her book illustrations, was also a landscape and portrait painter and scenic designer,[5] including work for Hedgerow Theatre‘s production of The Emperor Jones.[4] She produced illustrations for Harper’s Magazine, the Saturday Evening Post,[4] and Scribner’s magazines.[4][6] Abbott created illustrations for books, such as Robert Louis Stevenson‘s Treasure Island and Kidnapped, Johann David Wyss‘s Swiss Family Robinson, Louisa May Alcott‘s Old Fashioned Girl, and the Grimm’s Fairy Tales.[4]




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