Gold Fish

Wood Engraving – Image Size 6.125 X 7.25 inches

Dorothy Lathrop was born in Albany, NY in 1891 and learned her craft under Henry McCarter at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Art Students League. She usually incorporated animals into her work. Lathrop won the prestigious Caldecott Medal for Animals of the Bible (1938). One of the foremost illustrators of children’s books, she has collaborated with de la Mare, Dorothy Canfield, Sara Teasdale and Rachel Field. This past member of the National Academy of Design and former president of the Print Club of Albany died in 1980.