Edith Johnston

Artist's Biography

Strange Visitor - original illustrations.

Drawings and watercolor, 1937.
Illustration board in varying sizes, most are 15 x 20" others smaller.
Overall good condition. Some minor smudging.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90990
Price: $2,500.00
Publisher :
Twenty three original drawings on sixteen boards used to illustrate the book "Strange Visitor" by Edith F. Johnston. Johnson wrote and illustrated a story about a Praying Mantis in the garden. Her original title for the book "The Orge of the Garden" is hand lettered on one of the book cover designs.

The drawings were produced during the summer of 1937. The book was published in 1947 by The Macmillan Company, New York.
20th Century Subjects , Natural History , Butterflies & Insects