THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

The fall of the House of Tudor

Painting the simple life made her a fortune. Now, a Vt. artist's children are at war over it

In this undated photo released by the family of Tasha Tudor, the illustrator is seen in Vermont. In this undated photo released by the family of Tasha Tudor, the illustrator is seen in Vermont.
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / March 15, 2009

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. - Her romantic watercolors and sketches of old-fashioned family farm life made Tasha Tudor a beloved children's illustrator. The clever marketing of her back-to-basics lifestyle - weaving and gardening while raising goats, chickens, and children on her New England farm - made Tudor a cult hero to craftswomen, an unconventional Martha Stewart. (Full article: 1584 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass