Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrations by Willy Pogany (1929)
Book ID: 66016
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With Illustrations by Willy Pogany. New York: Dutton & Co., 1929. First Edition Thus. Pp, 192. Mauve cloth boards with gold illustration & title to upper cover, pictorial endpapers. A nice bright copy.
Willy Pogany’s 1929 illustrations in pen and ink depict a 1920’s styled Alice. She is taller, thinner, a bit older, dressed in a short, plaid skirt, short sleeve top with a tie, and knee socks. With her hair is bobbed in the pageboy style.
Willy Pogany (1882 – 1955) was a prolific artist and illustrator. He created set designs for opera and ballet, and in the 1930s and 1940s he became Art Director for several Hollywood films.