Bessie Pease Gutmann
Bessie Pease Gutmann (1876 – 1960) was an American artiste and illustrator, most noted for her paintings of putti, infants, and youth children. During the into the future 1900s she was one of the better-known magazine and wedding album illustrators in the United States. Her artwork was featured on 22 magazine covers such as Woman's Home Companion and McCall's between 1906 and 1920. She as a consequence illustrated popular children's books including a notable 1907 edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Although the personal ad popularity of Gutmann's art declined during World War II, there was renewed raptness in her illustrations from collectors by the late 20th century.