Saturday, December 8, 2007

Gustaf Tenggren

Gustaf Tenggren
Born in Sweden 1896; died in America 1970

Early in his career Gustaf Tenggren was a popular advertising artist. He worked for Disney designing the look of Snow White and Pinocchio. Later his career was book illustration. His European influences are everywhere in his wonderful artwork. These examples are from The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book, published by Little, Brown and Company in 1942.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I need obnoxiously over sized prints of just about all of these in my life. Wondrous stuff!!

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