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Tasha and Her Babies by Nell Dorr

Tasha Tudor
American Illustrator

Tasha Tudor captivated many people during her long life (1915-2008). She illustrated children's books of her own creation as well as such classics as Mother Goose, The Secret Garden and Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen. She toured the country speaking about her books, her art and her lifestyle. She was loved for her knowledge of flowers: she knew how to grow them, she created realistic paintings of flowers. They appear in nearly all her books. Examine her art and you will discover a world of images of children, dolls, and Christmas. These are nearly all in New England settings. Wander through our web store to see images of her books, Christmas cards, paper dolls, and many fine art prints. We have original art, too. As Tasha was fond of saying... Take Joy!

Jill and John Hare, Proprietors



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18164:CRACHITS' CHRISTMAS DINNER

A simple, but lovely watercolor reproduced on page 30 of Take Joy! (1968). A twig frame around the entire page, a large portion of which is blank, reserved for two columns of text. A vignette in the upper left hand corner depicts Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim sitting opposite each other by a fireplace. Signed T. Tudor. In Tudor's French mat.

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25502:

Watercolor illustration published on page [11] in Biggity Bantam, Ariel Books, 1954. In Tudor's French mat, a light tan wash frame and gilt line border, 3 5/8" x 5 " exposed in mat. The image is of a city vegetable stand against a brick building, probably reminiscent of Tudor's earlier years in Danbury, Conn. The image shows a proprietor in a white apron visiting with an elderly gentleman. Three boys in mid-20th century cowboy hats and cap guns play at the left end. At the right side, a young mother walks with her daughter and pushes another child in a small stroller. Tudor's printed name is delicately penciled in the lower right. In a wood frame with flaking gilt that seems contemporaneous with the age of the art. The backing paper shows some moisture damage and a nearly indistinct inscription: With love to Robin, Mom & Dad. Cited in A Partial List of Original Water Colors, Drawings, Oils, and Pastels by Tasha Tudor as being the property of Warren G. Olson.

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