The Huntress

Anne MacBeth

c. 1903

Pen and watercolor

Source: Newberry, The Studio, p. 48

Hathi Trust Digital Library online version of a copy in the library of Pennsylvania State University.

This strong independent female archer from some Northern tribe, which could illustrated one of William Morris’s late prose romances, anticipates — because it looks so much like — the drawing style found in 1970s comic books, fantasy illustrations, and graphic novels.

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