Click on the image to enlarge this full-page illustration for the May 1905 issue of Scribner's Monthly Magazine. I've included this to show how great minds were thinking so much alike in those years. Consider that Stilwell painted her illustration in early 1905 or earlier, while a whole ocean away in Giverny, outside Paris, Claude Monet was painting these canvases. As good as he way, Monet couldn't depict little girls the way Stilwell did, despite his place in the Pantheon of great painters.
"Le Jardin de Monet, les iris" (1900) Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
"Nympheas" (detail) Claude Monet (1908) Private collection. Click on image to enlarge. These lovely paintings came from a great Monet site, courtesy of Stanford University. Biography of Claude Monet, I wish we had the same amount of information about Sarah S. Stilwell Weber.