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Virginia Frances Sterrett: "Ulysses in Circe's Palace"

Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel Illustrator: Sterrett, Virginia Frances Philadelphia: Penn Publishing, 1921 (first edition)

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Virginia Frances Sterrett, incredible artist whose works translate to the century; "They Danced Before Me"

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Arabian Nights, 1928 Virginia Frances Sterrett was an American artist and illustrator.

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“Blondine Threw Her Arms Around Him.” Illustration by Virginia Frances Sterrett for “Old French Fairy Tales.” (1919-1920)

Virginia Frances Sterrett - Blondine Threw Her Arms Around Him. from Old French Fairy Tales

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp by Virginia Sterrett

Virginia Frances Sterrett: Arabian Nights - Aladdin and the Sultan

'Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest', by Virginia Frances Sterrett (from 'Old French Fairy Tales', by the Comtesse...

“Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest.” Virginia Frances Sterrett 1920 Illustration for Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie de Ségur

Good Little Henry - Virginia Frances Sterrett

Art prints from all books published with illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett: Arabian Nights, Tanglewood Tales, and Old French Fairy Tales.

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The Dream - Virginia Francess Sterrett, Old French Fairy Tales

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Morgiana Danced with Much Grace. Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett. Penn Publishing Company, 1928.

Virginia Sterrett Arabian Nights ~ Penn Publishing ~ 1928 Via The Golden Age

Illustration by Virginia Frances Sterrett for Old French Fairy Tales, 1920. Via 50 Watts.

nelsoncarpenter: brotherobtuse: “Virginia Frances Sterrett’s illustrations for Old French Fairy Tales” via 50 Watts

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Léon Carré “The Book of the Arabian Nights”, Literal and complete trans. of the Arabic text by Dr.

Gorgeous illustrations by VIRGINIA FRANCES STERRETT

Old French Fairy Tales by Comtesse de Segur

Missouri-born illustrator Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931) managed to complete just three books in her short life, all of them commissioned by the Penn Publishing Company: Old French Fairy Tales (1920), Tanglewood Tales (1921), and Arabian Nights (1928).  Detail from Endpapers, Tanglewood Tales

Virginia Frances Sterett ~ illustration from Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales" - 50 Watts

illustration by Virginia Frances Sterret

A fairy tale . Prince Charmant and Rosetta re-united . Virginia Sterrett's painting of the lovers conveys the sense of isolation the lovers still feel .