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Virginia Frances Sterrett

Old French Fairy Tales

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First Book: Old French Fairy Tales

Viriginia Frances Sterrett's first commission came in 1919. She was commissioned by Penn Publishing Company to illustrate the Comptesse de Ségur's Old French Fairy Tales. She was 19 and received $500 for the eight watercolors and 16 pen and ink drawings, with a supplemental $250 for a colored drawing for the cover and ink drawings for the end papers and boards.

Book Illustrations

 Violette consented willingly to spend the night in the forest, Virginia Frances Sterrett

Violette

Violette consented willingly to spend the night in the forest.

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

The Dream, Virginia Frances Sterrett: from Old French Fairy Tales

The Dream

Aha! You are at last in my domain, little fool!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

Blondine and Bonne-Biche, Virginia Frances Sterrett: Old French Fairy Tales

Blondine and Bonne-Biche

Blondine threw her arms around the neck of Bonne-Biche

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

The Genie of the Mountain, Virginia Frances Sterrett: Old French Fairy Tales

Genie of the Mountain

Good Little Henry: A part of the wall crumbled with a terrible noise

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

Blondine and the Tortoise, Virginia Frances Sterrett: Old French Fairy Tales

Blondine and the Tortoise

Blondine and the tortoise were three months passing through the forest.

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

Princess Rosette, Virginia Frances Sterrett

Princess Rosette

They walked side by side for the rest of the evening

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

 Princess Rosalie, Virginia Frances Sterrett: Old French Fairy Tales

Princess Rosalie

The Little Grey Mouse: Rosalie saw before her eyes a tree of marvelous beauty.

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

Good Little Henry, Virginia Frances Sterrett: Old French Fairy Tales

Good Little Henry

Good Little Henry: What are you seeking, little one?

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

A Beautiful Fairy, Virginia Frances Sterrett, Old French Fairy Tales

A Beautiful Fairy

There appeared a beautiful fairy

13 inches by 17 inches. $91

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