Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone Mini-Gallery

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Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone Mini-Gallery


Catherine Parker · 14 January 2023 at 3:22 am

I have a large framed painting by the two sisters of Hans Christian Andersen’ s Dreams done on foil effect. Do you know the date of the original painting? Many thanks.

Nichole Smith · 2 January 2023 at 6:22 am

I have 2 Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone pieces, Im wondering how do I find out if they’re originals? Thank you!

Olivia Wright · 19 November 2022 at 9:30 pm

I am clearing up my Mum’s house and discovered myths from many lands by Roger Lancelyn Green …. Illustrated by the Grahame Johnstone twins
Transported straight back to fairy land X
What amazing illustrators ❤️

    Daisy · 21 November 2022 at 9:20 am

    What a delightful discovery ❤️

Sammy · 9 October 2022 at 5:09 am

I would love to know how many of their pieces were dufex printed – I’ve had ‘Mr Mole proposes to Thumbelina’ and ‘The Arrival of the Snow Queen’ since they were new (and in fact they were presents for my arrival in the world!) in the mid 80s.

shelley wilkinson · 22 December 2020 at 5:04 am

I have been very lucky to purchase – on ebay, of all places, an original painting by Anne Grahame Johnstone. It is of a Fifer. Just a lone figure with no back ground. No history was known about this painting, just the date of when it was painted, 1974.
I would be interested to know if it is an illustration from one of her books, I only have a few and cannot see it in any of these.
My father used to trace the twins illustrations for me to colour when I was a child so i’m thrilled to own it!
Could I supply a photo somehow?
Thank you for your time, I hope you safe and well under the current circumstances.

    Daisy · 22 December 2020 at 5:45 am

    Oh, how wonderful! I’ll shoot you an email so you can send through a photo and I’ll see if I can help 🙂

      Anne Craig · 4 March 2021 at 12:45 am

      I received a lovely Anne Grahame Johnstone painting today, from eBay. Its titled “Mary finds the Secret Garden”. I’ve been collecting Grahame Johnstone books since the 1970’s. I was impressed by your database of all the books. You had one I’ve never seen, the “Tales from Animal Land”, and I’ve been looking out for the Olympic book, on and off for years! I have a few of their paintings, including the Woodcutter one, and some Bill and Ben pics.

        Daisy · 3 April 2021 at 7:24 pm

        Hi Anne! Apologies for the late response – there was an issue with my website alerting me to new comments. Your book and painting collection sounds wonderful – it’s so lovely to “meet” another collector! I could email you some scans from the Olympic book if you’d like? (I have only ever seen it in a library, I don’t have a copy myself either.) The images are in b&w, but it’s always so exciting to find new work! Someone posted on here that they were sure they had seen a Robin Hood book printed from the Finding Out magazines, but I’ve never seen that – have you? Warmest wishes, Dx

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