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Wanda Gág: Illustrator & Author: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

Secondary Sources

"Art for Life’s Sake," by Anne Carroll Moore.
In Horn Book Magazine, vol. 23, no. 3 (May-June 1947).
MNHS call number: NC139.G2 H6

"Gág, Wanda: The Bite of the Picture Book," by Richard W. Cox.
In Minnesota History, vol. 44, no. 7 (Fall 1975): pp. 239-254.
MNHS call number:  Digital Copy

"In Tribute to Wanda Gág"
In Horn Book Magazine, vol. 23, no. 3 (May-June 1947): pp. 137-224.
MNHS call number: NC139.G2 H6


Wanda Gág: The Girl Who Lived to Draw: The Creator of Millions of Cats, by Deborah Kogan Ray.
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2008.
MNHS call number: NC975.5.G34 R39 2008

Wanda Gág: Storybook Artist
by Gwenyth Swain.
St. Paul, MN : Borealis Books, 2005.
MNHS call number: Reading Room NC975.5.G34 S93 2005, also available for purchase.

Wanda Gág, by Karen Nelson Hoyle.
New York : Twayne Publishers, 1994.
MNHS call number: NC975.5.G34 H69 1994

65 Years of Wanda Gág's Millions of Cats, 1928-1993, by Michael Hearn.
New York : Putnam & Grosset Group, 1992.
MNHS call number: PS3513.A527 M454 1992

The Gág Family: German-Bohemian Artists in America, by Julie L'Enfant.
Afton, Minn: Afton Historical Society Press, 2002.
MNHS call number: NC975.5.G34 L46 2002

Wanda Gág: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Prints, by Audur H. Winnan.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.
MNHS call number: Reading Room NE539.G34 A4 1993

"Wanda Gág's Free Spirit: A Reconsideration of the Prints,"
 by Richard Cox and Julie L’Enfant.
In Second Impressions: Modern Prints & Printmakers Reconsidered, edited by Clinton Adams: pp. 59-64.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
MNHS call number: NE485 .S43 199
The Artist in America: Twenty-four Close-ups of Contemporary Printmakers, by Carl Zigrosser.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1942.
Wanda Gág is discussed on pp. 33-44.
MNHS call number: NE508 .Z45

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