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Roy Best

 (20th century)
Roy Best is active/lives in New York, Ohio.  Roy Best is known for illustration-pin-up.

Biography   Roy Best


Roy Best was best know for his illustrations of Peter Pan.  In 1931 he was painting pin-up calendars for Joseph Hoover and Sons Calendar Company when he was awarded a commission from Whitman Publishing Company to illustrate a children's book. The book was The Peter Pan Picture Book, based on J.M Barrie's play Peter Pan. 

Best was born in Waverly, Ohio and attended the Art Institute of Cincinnati.  He later moved to Chicago and enrolled in the School of the Art Institute there.

Later, Best was represented in New York by American Artists, an agency which handled nearly a hundred highly regarded illustrators.  While he was represented by American Artists, he painted several covers for   ...  Displaying 750 of 1166 characters.

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