Posted in March 2013

Petite Sophisticate

Petite Sophisticate

Madeline inspired a genre of whimsical children’s literature set in stylish cities that appeal to lovers of art and fashion alike. Along with Madeline (1939), two others stand out in style: Eloise (1955) and Henley: A New York Tail (2005). Ludwig Bemelmans drew from many sources to create Madeline. When he was hospitalized next to … Continue reading