Jean webster

Collection by Harini V

Harini V
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster illustrated by Edward Ardizzone My Daddy Long Legs, Jean Webster, Edward Ardizzone, Tokyo Ravens, Old Wallpaper, Fan Art, Ghost In The Shell, Children's Book Illustration, Painting Inspiration

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster & Edward Ardizzone

With a retrospective of the artist Edward Ardizzone opening at the House of Illustration this week, I wanted to showcase one of his lesser known works - Jean Webster's 1912 classic Daddy Long-Legs. Jean Webster was the grand-niece of Mark Twain; a relationship that suggests literary nepotism but was in fact fraught with difficulties. Her father had…