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 Tom Rost  (1909 - 2004)

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Lived/Active: Wisconsin/Indiana      Known for: illustrator-sporting, wildlife, cartoon

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BIOGRAPHY for Tom Rost
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Birth
1909 (Richmond, Indiana)
 
Death
2004 (Cedarburg, Wisconsin)

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Wisconsin/Indiana

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As an artist, Tom Rost sometimes went to unusual lengths to get the right
look for his wildlife illustrations. His work, known for its accuracy of detail, appeared everywhere from The Milwaukee Journal to magazines to a stamp.

Take the time that a magazine needed a musky-fishing illustration.

"It was the middle of January," he later said. "I managed to find an aluminum
boat and persuaded two friends to pose for me in a snowy cornfield.

"It was a Sunday morning and peop (showing 500 of 4804 characters).



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