Her story is legendary, but it happens to be true. One of the most famous children's books ever published, this elegant work recounts Joan's wondrous transformation from peasant to military commander to martyr. This handsome reproduction includes all 45 of the original full-color plates.
An influential illustrator of children's books, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel (1850-1913) was also a prominent painter. He is best known for his works related to Joan of Arc, which include a magnificent cycle of oil paintings at Washington's Corcoran Gallery of Art.