To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Madeline’s publication, the New-York Historical Society will honor the beloved schoolgirl and her creator Ludwig Bemelmans with an exhibition of more than 90 original artworks. Everyone’s favorite schoolgirl, Madeline’s feistiness has made for timeless reading for generations of children.

In addition to drawings from all six Madeline books, the exhibition will also feature Bemelmans’ drawings of the old Ritz Hotel in New York, murals from a rediscovered Paris bistro, panels from the Onassis yacht, and a cache of fabrics based on an early picture book.

The exhibition is on until October 13, and is a must-see for kids of all ages.

(New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way at 77th Street), New York, NY 10024.

This exhibition was organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts. Support for Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans has been generously provided by Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Royce and The Walton Family Foundation.

(caption): Madeline at the Paris Flower Market. TM and © Ludwig Bemelmans, LLC.

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