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Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter is the illustrator that brought you the soft and realistic drawings of “Peter Rabbit”. If you visit this site, you can see where it all began. The site allows you to look at Beatrix Potter’s sketches as a young child and see them progress as she grows older.

Beatrix Potter is the illustrator that brought you the soft and realistic drawings of “Peter Rabbit”. If you visit this site, you can see where it all began. The site allows you to look at Beatrix Potter’s sketches as a young child and see them progress as she grows older.

Beatrix Potter II - Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Two Bad Mice  - 1904 - Mice Get Ready to go into Nursery Painting

Beatrix Potter II - Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Two Bad Mice - 1904 - Mice Get Ready to go into Nursery Painting

* Simpkin in "The Tailor of Gloucester" a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne  Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat and was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants. For years, Potter declared that of all her books it was her personal favourite

* Simpkin in "The Tailor of Gloucester" a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat and was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants. For years, Potter declared that of all her books it was her personal favourite

Helen Beatrix Potter (1866‑1943) - The Finished Coat (From Illustrations for 'The Tailor of Gloucester'), c.1902 - Ink and watercolour on paper

Helen Beatrix Potter (1866‑1943) - The Finished Coat (From Illustrations for 'The Tailor of Gloucester'), c.1902 - Ink and watercolour on paper

They trod upon their pinafores and fell on their noses. From The tale of Tom Kitten, by Beatrix Potter, New York, 1907. (Source: archive.org)

They trod upon their pinafores and fell on their noses. From The tale of Tom Kitten, by Beatrix Potter, New York, 1907. (Source: archive.org)

Beatrix Potter 'The Rabbits' Christmas Party- The Departure' (detail) | by Plum leaves

Beatrix Potter 'The Rabbits' Christmas Party- The Departure' (detail) | by Plum leaves

Beatrix Potter 'Mouse Hand-Spinning by the Fire' 1900     Helen Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist    ink and watercolour  Sotheby's archives

Beatrix Potter 'Mouse Hand-Spinning by the Fire' 1900 Helen Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist ink and watercolour Sotheby's archives