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Kate Greenaway

 (1846 - 1901)
Kate Greenaway was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Kate Greenaway is known for botanic, genre, children-miniature painter.

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 14827 characters.

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About  Kate Greenaway

Born:  1846 - Hoxton, North London
Died:   1901 - London, England
Known for:  botanic, genre, children-miniature painter