(1846 - 1901)
Kate Greenaway was active/lived in United Kingdom. Kate Greenaway is known for botanic, genre, children-miniature painter.
Biography Kate Greenaway
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The essence of Victorian childhood is exhibited in the idealized
children of Catherine Greenaway's work. Her dreamy little figures
seem almost melancholy as they prance through the English countryside
unaware of time or place. Their outfits of frilly smocks, mob
caps and sunbonnets seem Regency in appearance but are none-the-less
the figments of Miss Greenaway's girlish imagination. They are an
outcome of her unwillingness to leave childhood behind.
Originally named Catherine, Kate was born on March 17, 1846, in Hoxton,
North London. Her father John Greenaway was a master engraver and
her mother, Elizabeth Catherine Jones, was an accomplished
seamstress. Kate's choice of pr
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