(1933 - 2012)
Leo Dillon was active/lived in New York. Leo Dillon is known for juvenile fiction illustration.
Biography Leo Dillon
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:
Leo Dillon, Celebrated Illustrator of Children's Books, Is Dead at 79
By MARGALIT FOX
Published: May 30, 2012
Leo Dillon, who with his wife and longtime collaborator, Diane, was one of the world's pre-eminent illustrators for young people, producing artwork — praised for its vibrancy, ecumenicalism and sheer sumptuous beauty — that was a seamless amalgam of both their hands, died on Saturday in Brooklyn. He was 79.
The cause was complications of surgery for lung cancer, according to the Dillons' publisher, Scholastic, which announced the death.
The Dillons, who met in art school, became instant arch-rivals and remained together from then
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