Alice Provensen

Richard Michelson and Alice Provensen
Richard Michelson and Alice Provensen at R. Michelson Galleries

Alice Provensen began illustrating books with her husband Martin in the mid 1940s.  They are perhaps best known for illustrating the book, A Visit to William Blake’s Inn, winner of the Newberry Medal and a Caldecot Honor book.  The Provensen’s have also been honored by the Art Books for Children Citation of the Brooklyn Museum and by the Gold Medal for illustration of the Society of Illustrators as well as having been included on the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year list nine times.