(1913 - 1985)
Douglas Warner Gorsline was active/lived in New York / France. Douglas Gorsline is known for commercial art, book illustration, teaching, painting.
Biography Douglas Gorsline
Douglas Warner Gorsline (1913-1985) was an American painter and writer who was born in Rochester, New York. He had interest in art from childhood and took formal training at Yale School of Art* and the Art Students League* of New York.
In 1936 Gorsline
married Elisabeth Perkins, and the couple had two sons. Though he began his career in
fine arts, in the 1940's Gorsline switched his emphasis to commercial art*, particularly
book illustration. Gorsline illustrated more than two dozen books over the course of his career. In
general, he specialized in historical subjects. He wrote and illustrated two of his own
books: Farm Boy (1950), a young adult novel, and What People Wore
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