kate greenaway

kate greenaway
\\|kātˈgrēnəˌwā\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized K&G
Etymology: after Kate (Catherine) Greenaway died 1901 English painter and illustrator of children's books
of clothing : having a long full skirt, short waist and sleeves, round neck, and usually a sash and ruffled edges

in her green Kate Greenaway pelisse, with the long band of soft beaver running from neck to hem — Victoria Lincoln

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  • Kate Greenaway — (Catherine Greenaway) (London, 17 March 1846 – 6 November 1901) was a children s book illustrator and writer. Her first book, Under The Window (1879), a collection of simple, perfectly idyllic verses concerning children who endlessly gathered… …   Wikipedia

  • Kate Greenaway — Naissance 17 mars 1846 Londres Décès 6 novembre 1901 Londres Langue d écriture Anglai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kate Greenaway — Fotografía de Kate Greenaway. Catherine Kate Greenaway (17 de marzo de 1846, Londres – 6 de noviembre de 1901) fue una escritora e ilustradora de libros infantiles inglesa. La medalla Kate Greenaway, establecida en su honor en el año 1955, se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kate Greenaway — May day Kate Greenaway (Catherine Greenaway) (* 17. März 1846 in London; † 6. November 1901 in Hampstead)[1] war eine englische Aquarellmalerin und Illustratorin von Kinderbüchern. Ka …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kate Greenaway — ➡ Greenaway (I) * * * …   Universalium

  • Kate Greenaway Medal — The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in the United Kingdom in 1955 in honour of the children s illustrator, Kate Greenaway. The medal is given annually to an outstanding work of illustration in children s literature. It is awarded by… …   Wikipedia

  • Kate Greenaway Medal — Die Kate Greenaway Medal ist eine britische Auszeichnung für herausragende Illustrationen von Kinder und Jugendbüchern, die seit 1955 jährlich verliehen wird. Sie ist nach Kate Greenaway, einer beliebten englischen Illustratorin von Kinderbüchern …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kate Greenaway Medal — ➡ Greenaway (I) * * * …   Universalium

  • GREENAWAY (K.) — GREENAWAY KATE (1846 1901) L’illustratrice anglaise Kate Greenaway est redevable de sa vocation à son père graveur. Des séjours d’enfance à la campagne où elle a pu observer des usages surannés lui fournissent les éléments d’un style… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Greenaway — may refer to the following.People* Peter Greenaway, (1942 ) a Welsh born English film director. * Kate Greenaway, (1846 – 1901) was a children s book illustrator and writer. * Gavin Greenaway (1964 ) is a music composer and conductor. He is the… …   Wikipedia

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