Carl Oscar August Erickson
(1891 - 1958)
Carl Oscar August Erickson was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Carl Erickson is known for illustration-fashion, portrait.
Biography Carl Oscar August Erickson
Carl Erickson dominated the field of fashion illustration for over thirty-five years. He was born in Joliet, Illinois. His formal art training was limited to two years at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. This was followed by work for Marshall Field, Lord & Thomas, and other advertising accounts in Chicago until 1914, when he moved to New York City.
In New York, he continued doing advertising illustration, and did his first fashion drawings for the Dry Goods Economist. In 1920, Eric made his initial trip to Paris where he felt a strong rapport, and for the next twenty years it was his second home. During that period, he illustrated for French publications, and did society portraits. Beginning in 1923, be became a staff illustrator fo
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