quinta-feira, 26 de janeiro de 2017

Lizbeth Bullock Humphrey(1841-1889).

A painter and illustrator, Humphrey, known asLizbeth or Lizzie, was born in Milbury, Massachusetts, and studied drawing and painting at Cooper Union in New York City in the 1860s. She illustrated books for several publishers, and by the 1880s was designing prints, Christmas cards, and trade cards for the Boston lithographer Louis Prang. One of the firm's most produtive artists, she won several Christmas cards competitions. Following her death in 1889, Prang produced a memorial volume of her most popular designs, "Child Life: A Souvenir of Lizbeth B. Humphrey".

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