(1897 - 1997)
Edith Ballinger Price was active/lived in Rhode Island, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Edith Price is known for book and short story illustration, painting.
Biography Edith Price
Edith Ballinger Price was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on April 26, 1897, the daughter of Eleanor French Richards Price and William Farmer Price. Influenced by her grandfather, landscape painter William Trost Richards, she started drawing at an early age and filled many notebooks with lively illustrations of scenes from books she read and the world around her. As a teenager Price studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and later at the New York Art Students League and the National Academy of Design.
In 1918 Price submitted a story, "Blue Magic," to St. Nicholas Magazine for children. The story was accepted for publication in the magazine and in 1920 was published in book form. The success of this first
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