Beatrix Potter as a child with her mother Helen. She was born on 28th July 1866 at No. 2, Bolton Gardens, Kensington, in London. The Potters were a typical Victorian family, living in a large house with servants. Beatrix was looked after by a nanny, spending most of her time in the big nursery at the top of the house and often only seeing her parents at bedtime.
Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.
Beatrix Potter-Despite not going to school Beatrix was an enthusiastic student of nature, teaching herself while painting and drawing the things she saw around her. Her childhood sketches reveal an early fascination for the subject which would continue throughout her life. She also painted many exquisite landscapes that show her pleasure in the countryside.
Un articolo di Lilia IL MONDO DI BEATRIX POTTER PRIMA PARTE C’erano una volta quattro coniglietti. Si chiamavano Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton Tail e Peter Così iniziava la Storia di Peter Rabbit, pubblicata nel 1902 da Frederick Warne, scritta e illustrata da una trentaseienne della buona borghesia londinese: Beatrix Potter, narratrice ed illustratrice di storie per bambini. Il libriccino, si trattava infatti di un libro di piccolo formato, ebbe fortuna e fu seguito da altri ventidue. Ognuno di…