The funny little woman : production material.


The funny little woman : production material.

Acrylic & ink illustration for jacket, acrylic & ink illustrations with separation, acrylic & in illustrations, pastel & pencil studies for jacket, 1 sheet pencil studies, 1 sheet ink calligraphy in Japanese, illustration proofs, illustration proof for illustration that does not appear in book, set of progressive proofs, color jacket proof, color page proofs. "Based on the The old woman and her dumpling by Lafcadio Hearn, the story tells how a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan."

Illustrations: 26 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7816353

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 (person)

Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

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Lent, Blair (person)

Blair Lent was born January 22, 1930 in Boston Massachusetts. He graduated from the Museum of Fine Arts School of Art in 1953 and later studied art in Switzerland and Italy. In the 1950s, he worked as an assistant art director and creative designer and in the 1960s began illustrating and writing children's books. Many of his ideas for books and illustrations come from the folklore of Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa, and his own travel experiences. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1973 for The...