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TropicalHawaiian School. Teacher and children, Illustration Art General Ele
Located in Miami, FL
Original Illustration Art for General Electric Calendar, Tags on verso Deftly rendered in a post
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1960s Post-Impressionist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Ponies and Puppies Trotty And Trix Coloring Book, Cover Art
Located in Miami, FL
Children's illustration of Ponies and Puppies Signed lower left Children’s Books Published by The
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1950s Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Bonnie B. Paint Book Cover
By Elizabeth Voss
Located in Miami, FL
Children's Art and Children's Illustration Published by Merrill Company Publishers, Cover Art, Work is
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1950s Impressionist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Mother Goose - Screenprint by Maurice Sendak
By Maurice Sendak
Located in Long Island City, NY
A traditional children's illustration-style print of Mother Goose, sitting on a stack of books and
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1990s Folk Art Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Screen

Vintage Exhibition Poster "Illustrations for Children" - 1973
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Poster "Illustrations for Children" (Illustrazioni per Bambini" is an offset print realized
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1970s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Offset

Heavy Hauler - Mid-Century Illustration - Children's Books
By Art Seiden
Located in Miami, FL
illustration field he did corporate and advertising work for some of the largest companies in America: Phillip
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1950s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Watercolor, Pencil

Women's World Magazine Cover Illustration , Children Sledding
By Maginel Wright Enright Barney
Located in Miami, FL
Children Sledding, Women's World Magazine Cover, December 1939 Signed lower center image
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1930s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Resue the Children, Family in Horror Magazine Illustration
By Arthur Sarnoff
Located in Miami, FL
Academy of Design. During his career Sarnoff provided illustrations for McCall's, American Weekly
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1950s Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Original Graphic Hungarian Illustration Art Emma Heinzelmann Children's Book Art
Located in Surfside, FL
unique drawing style that resembles children’s book illustrations. Working in psychedelic pop colors of
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Original Graphic Hungarian Illustration Art Emma Heinzelmann Children's Book Art
Located in Surfside, FL
. She has a very unique drawing style that resembles children’s book illustrations. Working in
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Black Wolves Attack Two People Tied Up, Children's Books Illustration
By Alice and Martin Provensen
Located in Miami, FL
Alice and Martin Provensen were an American couple who illustrated more than 40 children's books
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1960s Outsider Art Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Board, Gouache

"Bird Feeds Snake, " Whimsical Children's Book Illustration by Blanchard, 1960s
By Robert Blanchard
Located in Philadelphia, PA
snake, all at high noon under a high sun. This illustration may never have been published, but the
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paint

Duck in Farm with Horse, Goat and Chickens. Children's book illustration
Located in Miami, FL
children's books. Martin Provensen created the first Tony the Tiger image for the Frosted Flakes iconic ad
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1960s Outsider Art Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Board, Gouache

Children Asleep Under A Tree - Original Illustration for a book by C. Farrère
Located in Roma, IT
illustration of a book for children, unidentified, written by the French author Claude Farrère. The print was
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Woodcut

Original Vintage Illustration Boy with Horse Oil Painting Americana
By Ariane Beigneux
Located in Surfside, FL
painted on Whatman illustration board. some drawing in the margins. Ariane Beigneux was born to French
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Safely Gaurded - Calendar Illustration
By Adelaide Hiebel
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Calendar Illustration: Girl walking to school with puppy Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company Signed
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20th Century Other Art Style Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Pastel

Whimsical Illustration Skiing Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
Lighthearted Illustration of Outdoor Pursuits This one being a Skiing scene, a boy and a girl on
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1930s Naturalistic Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Archival Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Whimsical Illustration Hiking Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
Lighthearted Illustration of Outdoor Pursuits This one being cross country hiking signed "W. Steig
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1930s Naturalistic Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Archival Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Whimsical Fishing Illustration Cartoon 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
Lighthearted Illustration of Outdoor Pursuits This one of a fisherman signed "W. Steig" Provenance
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1930s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

India Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Whimsical Illustration "Snow" Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
Lighthearted Illustration of Outdoor Pursuits This one being cross country Snow Shoes signed "W
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1930s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

India Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Original Illustration for Moby Dick
By Anton Otto Fischer
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Left Original illustration for Moby Dick: 'To chase that White Whale over all sides of the earth, is
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Spectators Overflow, Collier's Magazine Illustration
By Henry Clarence Pitz
Located in Fort Washington, PA
C. Calhoun (right center, in court), Collier's Weekly November 25, magazine story illustration, 1955
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1950s Other Art Style Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Ink, Paper, Pen

Sarah Katherine Smith, Original Book Illustration
Located in Savannah, GA
appearing in magazines and children’s books. * An original book illustration in pen and gouache. “Twice
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Mid-20th Century American Art Nouveau Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paint, Paper

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'Mr February'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Wood, Canvas, Color Pencil

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'December Bride'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'Minute Maid'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil, Mixed Media

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'Pilgrim's Progress'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'Glass Menagerie'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil

Boy Playing Dress-Up, Story Illustration
By Jessie Willcox Smith
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Boy Playing Dress-Up, story illustration Signed lower right. Smith, Jessie Willcox:Born in
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20th Century Other Art Style Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Board, Charcoal

Life Magazine Satirical Society Cartoon Illustration
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
Barbara Shermund (1899-1978). Society Satirical Cartoon, ca. 1940s. Gouache on heavy illustration
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1940s Realist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Castles in the Air - Calendar Illustration
By Adelaide Hiebel
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Calendar Illustration: Boy laying under tree with dog Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company Signed
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20th Century Other Art Style Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Pastel

Perfect Service (La Bonne Table illustration)
By Ludwig Bemelmans, 1898-1962
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
illustration appearing on page 414 in La Bonne Table, (Simon and Schuster), 1964. Unframed. Conservation work
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper, Ink

Collection of 9 figurines of M.I. Hummel, Goebel West Germany
By Goebel Company, Hummel
Located in Delft, NL
figures in 1935. For this he used children's illustrations made by the nun sister Berta Hummel (1909
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20th Century German Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Ceramic

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'She Nailed It!'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil

Illustration Framed on Canvas: 'Profile of a Lady'
Located in New York, NY
The murder of John Lennon. The birth of my children. Nixon’s resignation. Brain surgery. Driven by
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Color Pencil

"Transition, Series 1, No. 4" - Watercolor Figurative Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
, including the illustration of several children's books. Some of her pieces are held in the Portland Art
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1980s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

Mother and Children on a Snowy Day
By John Howitt
Located in Fort Washington, PA
calendar illustration for Koppers Coke.
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20th Century Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Sunday Dinner for a Soldier", Illustration, Lithograph, Signed
By Robert Andrew Parker
Located in Detroit, MI
. Parker has produced set designs for operas and films, as well as illustrations for over 40 children
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1970s Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Lithograph, Paper

Charlie Chaffinch - Original 1930s illustration by Steven Spurrier
By Steven Spurrier
Located in London, GB
. Charlie Chaffinch is a in character Howard Spring’s children’s story Sampson’s Circus. It was illustrated
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1930s Realist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Ink

Duck, Duck!---Geese! - Farm Children looking at Geese
By Maginel Wright Enright Barney
Located in Miami, FL
the quality of illustration in children''s readers"--Reed, "The Illustrator in America 1860-2000
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1930s Feminist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

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Watercolor, Gouache, Graphite

"Sleigh Ride, Winter, " Fletcher Martin, Woodstock, Holiday Scene Illustration
By Fletcher Martin
Located in New York, NY
was born in 1904 in Palisade, Colorado, one of seven children of newspaperman Clinton Martin and his
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1950s American Realist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Original Vintage Poster International Childrens Day International Kindertag Dove
Located in London, GB
an illustration of three children from different nations feeding three white doves representing peace
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1950s German Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

Harbor Scene - Golden Gate Bridge, Mid-Century Illustration, Female Illustrator
Located in Miami, FL
Original mid-century illustration for the children's book "Good Work" by John G. McCullough, Young
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1940s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Watercolor, Pencil

"Running Bunny Rabbit, " Charming Book Illustration from the 1930s-1940s
By Gustaf Tenggren
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Absolutely winning and full of charm, this book illustration depicts a bunny rabbit running across
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paint

Children's Book Cover - Mid-Century Blond Girl - Female Illustrator
Located in Miami, FL
. Merrill Publishers of their famous children's books hired Barbara Briggs Bradley to do various work for
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1950s Academic Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Mixed Media, Gouache, Pencil

Father and children in front of TV - Mid-Century
By John Philip Falter
Located in Miami, FL
. This Golden Age of illustration artist depicts fathers and children watching cartoons during the golden
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1950s Academic Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Ann Miller in Follies Broadway Musical Contemporary Drawing Illustration Eloise
Located in New York, NY
illustrations include Good Housekeeping and the children's magazine, Cricket. In addition to creating children
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1990s Performance Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper, Mixed Media

Policeman and School Children, SEP Cover, Oct. 3, 1931
By Joseph Christian Leyendecker
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Signed Lower Right Cover Illustration: Saturday Evening Post, October 3, 1931
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1930s Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Print of Children Fishing 'The Saturday Evening Post' '1931'
Located in Langweer, NL
Vintage print of children fishing. Illustration of 'The Saturday Evening Post', published 1931.
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20th Century Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

"Die Sängerin, " Dorothea Stefula, illustration, acrylic, figurative, ca 1950-60
By Dorothea Stefula
Located in Wiscasset, ME
. Stefula illustrated numerous children's books, designed postage stamps, painted frescos on public
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1950s Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Acrylic

Original Vintage Information Poster New Tax System Kyoto Japan Illustration Art
Located in London, GB
Kyoto prefecture featuring colourful cartoon style illustrations including a happy farmer and school
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1950s Japanese Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

Children Playing Marbles, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
By Jack Delano
Located in Dallas, TX
his native Russian to New York in 1923, at the age of 9. He went on to study illustration at the
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1940s Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Lullaby Henry Moore portrait black white drawing woman Auden poetry illustration
By Henry Moore
Located in New York, NY
and fevers burn away Individual beauty from / Thoughtful children, and the grave / Proves the child
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Late 20th Century Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Lithograph

Horses, Chicken, Ducks, Rooster and Pigs - Children's Book -Female Illustrator
Located in Miami, FL
Cover illustration for mid-century children's book publisher Merril Publishers. Signed lower
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1950s Feminist Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Gouache

Original Vintage Soviet Advertising Poster Circus For Children Bear USSR Cyrk
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Soviet advertising poster - Circus for Children - featuring a fun illustration of
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1980s Russian Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

Discovering the Mystery: Vintage Children's Book from USSR, circa 1990, 1J148
Located in Bordeaux, FR
softcover book is a delightful addition to any collection of children's literature. Within its pages
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1990s Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

"Genesis-Angel of Paradise" Illustration for "The Bible" for Verve, Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Genesis-Angel of Paradise" Illustration for "The Bible" for Verve" is an original color lithograph
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1950s Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Lithograph

Original Vintage Pictorial Travel Poster Children's Map Of London Fairytales Art
Located in London, GB
Hospital, Hospital for Sick Children and Middlesex Hospital with fun colourful nursery rhyme illustrations
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1950s British Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Paper

"The Glorious Flight - Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot" - Children's Book
By Alice and Martin Provensen
Located in Miami, FL
Illustration Board; 14.5" x 13.75"; Signed Lower Right; Unframed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alice
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1980s American Modern Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Board, Gouache

Children in the Garden - China Ink Drawing by Renzo Vespignani - 1949
By Renzo Vespignani
Located in Roma, IT
Children in the Garden is an original Modern Artwork realized in 1949 by the Italian artist Renzo
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1940s Contemporary Vintage Childrens Illustrations

Materials

Ink

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Vintage Childrens Illustrations For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of vintage childrens illustrations is available on 1stDibs. There are many Modern, Contemporary and Post-Impressionist versions of these works for sale. There are many variations of these items available, from those made as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Adding a colorful piece of art to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — see the vintage childrens illustrations on 1stDibs that include elements of brown, gray, beige, white and more. Clyde F. Seavey Sr., Cynthia Newmark, Maginel Wright Enright Barney, Arthur Sarnoff and Jossi Stern took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, watercolor and gouache — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are Vintage Childrens Illustrations?

Vintage childrens illustrations can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $1,067, while the lowest priced sells for $24 and the highest can go for as much as $17,500.