(1911 - 1973)
Nicolas Mordvinoff was active/lived in New York. Nicolas Mordvinoff is known for illustrator, marine, wildlife.
Biography Nicolas Mordvinoff
Nicolas Mordvinoff (1911-1973) was born in Russia, studied in Paris, and emigrated to the United States in 1946, marrying Barbara Ellis in the same year. He used the pseudonym Nicolas when illustrating children's books. Finders Keepers by William Lipkind and illustrated by Nicolas won the 1952 Caldecott Medal; The Two Beds, also by his friend Lipkind, was a 1951 Caldecott honor book. Mordvinoff illustrated Hortense the Cow for a Queen by Natalie Carlson and other award-winning books.