‘Up you go’
Kate Greenaway (1846-1901)
Coloured wood-block engraving by Edmund Evans
Under the Window, 29
This illustration typifies Greenaway’s focus on juvenile play, with girls dressed in the usual Regency costume looking up at shuttlecocks suspended over their heads. The artist realizes the action in an elegant, frieze-like design, with varied poses and a series of alternating views of the children in profile, back and frontal positions.[Commentary continues below.].
Scan, text and formatting by Simon Cooke.
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