6 Results for tag: illustration

Theodor de Bry (1528-1598)

Theodorus de Bry (also Theodor de Bry) was an engraver, goldsmith, editor and publisher, famous for his depictions of early European expeditions to the Americas. The Spanish Inquisition forced de Bry, a Protestant, to flee his native, Spanish-controlled Southern Netherlands. He moved around Europe, starting from the city of ... More

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) Part II

When the Moulin Rouge cabaret opened, Toulouse-Lautrec was commissioned to produce a series of posters. His mother had left Paris and, though he had a regular income from his family, making posters offered him a living of his own. Other artists looked down on the work, but he ignored them. The cabaret reserved a seat for him ... More

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) Part I

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa was born at the Hôtel du Bosc in Albi, Tarn, in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France, the firstborn child of Alphonse Charles Comte de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (1838–1913) and his wife Adèle Zoë Tapié de Celeyran (1841–1930). The last part of his name means he was a member ... More

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) Part II

Earle returned to full-time painting in 1966, producing watercolors, oils, sculptures, drawings, scratchboards, and limited-edition serigraphs. These works were mainly not exhibited in his lifetime. Earle's work and distinct graphic styling has continued to inspire new generations of artists and animators, serving to influe... More

Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)

Maximilien Luce was born into a modest family in 1858 in Paris. From early youth he mixed with impoverished artisans and workers constructing the major roads and other works. At the age of thirteen, he was an appalled witness of the massacres carried out by government forces against the revolutionaries of the Paris Commune ... More

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000)

Eyvind Earle was an American illustrator, artist and author, famous for his contribution to the background illustration and styling of Disney animated films in the 50s of 20th century. Earle was born in New York, but his family moved to Hollywood when he was two years old. He began painting when he was 10 years old, ... More