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Alton Tobey

 (1914 - 2005)
Alton S. Tobey was active/lived in Connecticut.  Alton Tobey is known for illustrations, portrait and mural painting, teaching.

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Alton Tobey

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The following is written and submitted by Joseph Dolice, Exhibition Director of the New Rochelle Council on the Arts.  This information accompanied the exhibition, "Alton Tobey," of the New Rochelle Council on the Arts October 22 to November 14, 2003.

Millions of Americans have seen reproductions of the art of Alton Tobey, one of the most famous of today's living illustrators -- in national magazines such as Life, Reader's Digest and American Artist; and in public murals such as at The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City; and in Westchester where his Roots of Westchester mural is installed at the White Plains County Courthouse.  Few people, however, ha  ...  Displaying 750 of 12692 characters.



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About  Alton Tobey

Born:  1914 - Middletown, Connecticut
Died:   2005 - Larchmont, New York
Known for:  illustrations, portrait and mural painting, teaching