Warwich Goble, 1862-1943
Title: Three Spirits Filled With Joy
Seller ID: D010191
Double matted print in gold frame. Warwick Goble was an illustrator of children's books. He specialized in Japanese and Indian themes. Born in Dalston, north London, the son of a commercial traveller, and educated and trained at the City of London School and the Westminster School of Art. He worked for a printer specializing in chromolithography and contributed to the Pall Mall Gazette and the Westminster Gazette. In 1896 he began illustrating books and was the first to illustrate H. G. Wells The War of the Worlds. He went on to illustrate books for MacMillan including The Water Babies; Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales; Folk Tales of Bengal; The Fairy Book; and later on editions of Treasure Island and Kidnapped.
Illustration, print, framed