[ModLib] Painting on the Jacket for Alcott

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Fri May 16 15:07:14 EDT 2014


BookNotes on ModernLib for this title says "The color illustration on the dust jacket probably came from Jousset’s original material."

http://www.modernlib.com/authors/support/notes/noteBuilder.pl?tn=258.2&url=notesAlcottLilWomen.html

On May 16, 2014, at 11:56 AM, Roger Lathbury wrote:

> Dear John K:
> 
> Did the dust jacket say who made that painting for Little Women? It evokes, for me, not so much the book as a cosmeticized Normal Rockwell, who is also a cosmeticized Norman Rockwell. I'd be curious to know the name of the artist. The placing and figures, the treatment of the light, and the expressions recall something I've seen (maybe it's a NR picture?). I cannot think whom.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
> 
> Roger Lathbury
> 
> 


Scot Kamins
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