Adorable etching of a little girl holding a Teddy Bear and standing by the garden games with a puppy by famous British artist Eileen Alice Soper (1905 -1990) well known for her printmaking, book illustration and paintings. The art measures 5" by 6 3/4" image and 11 1/2" by 13" framed. The artist signed in pencil at lower right. The condition is good, light browning around the edges in present.
Biography from net: "A prominent British printmaker, book illustrator, painter, author and poet, Eileen Alice Soper was born in Enfield, England, a town about 10 miles north of London (now part of Greater London) and lived most of her life in Harmer Green, Hertfordshire (about 10 miles north of Enfield).
Her mediums were etching, drypoint, watercolor, and chalk. Her subjects included children at play, fantasy and wildlife. Her painting style was Realism. Soper was a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists (UK) and the Royal Society of Miniature Painters."
Ellen Alice Soper (1905 -1990) British well listed artist pencil signed etching "The garden gate" girl and puppy