(1921 - 2003)
Marcel Jovine was active/lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut / Italy. Marcel Jovine is known for anatomically correct doll creator, coin design, racehorse sculpture.
Biography Marcel Jovine
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, courtesy Scott Schechter
Marcel Jovine, 81; Designed Toys and Coins
By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN
Published: January 27, 2003
Marcel Jovine, who shaped such popular toys as the Visible Man and the Visible Woman before becoming an award-winning designer of coins and a sculptor of racehorses, died last Monday in Greenwich, Conn., at the home of his daughter, Andrea Coopersmith. He was 81 and lived and worked in Closter, N.J. His family said his health had been declining for months.
Though he never formally studied art, Mr. Jovine had been drawing, whittling and modeling since he was a boy in Naples, Italy. As a cadet at Italy's military academy
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