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Ernest Shepard

 (1879 - 1976)
Ernest Howard Shepard was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Ernest Shepard is known for children's book illustration (Winnie the Pooh).

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Ernest Howard Shepard was born in 1879 in London, the son of an architect.  His maternal grandfather was a water color painter, William Lee, R.W.S.  His family, especially his father, encouraged his artwork from a very young age.  He began drawing as soon as he could even hold a pencil.  He enjoyed drawing many topics, but battle scenes were a particular favorite.  His drawings from the young age of seven and eight show much detail and sophistication.  "These childhood sketches are amazingly powerful in action and character." (Senick, 1992, 174)  The Shepard family attended many cultural events, such as concerts, the theater, museums, and private viewings.  Ernest Shepard recorded these even   ...  Displaying 750 of 11848 characters.

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"HERE IS EDWARD BEAR, COMING DOWNSTAIRS NOW, BUMP, BUMP, BUMP, ON THE BACK OF HIS HEAD, BEHIND CHRISTOPHER ROBIN."
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"Pooh and Piglet walked home thoughtfully together in the golden evening, and for a long time they were silent," illustration for A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh (London: Methuen; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1926)
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