"Nursery Songs"―Cover Design

Paul Vincent Woodroffe British, born India
Associated musician Joseph Samuel Moorat British

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Woodroffe illustrated his first book for children while a student at the Slade School of Fine Art in London in 1895. Throughout his career, he often collaborated with his childhood friend, composer Moorat, on books of songs; the two lived next door to one another in the Cotswolds. The whimsical designs that Woodroffe devised for "Thirty Old-Time Nursery Songs" demonstrate a range of influences from Walter Crane to Beatrix Potter.

"Nursery Songs"―Cover Design, Paul Vincent Woodroffe (British (born India), Madras 1875–1954 Eastbourne), Pen and black ink, watercolor and graphite

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