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Howard Pyle

 (1853 - 1911)
Howard Pyle was active/lived in Delaware, Pennsylvania.  Howard Pyle is known for illustration, teaching, history and marine genre painting.

Howard Pyle

Known as the man who revolutionized American book illustration in the late 19th century and described as "unquestionably the Renaissance man of American illustration" (Zellman 467), Howard Pyle did highly dramatic, detailed, and colorful illustrations of subjects ranging from American history to childrens' fairy tales.  As a teacher, he had a significant influence on succeeding generations of illustrators including N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Ethel Franklin Betts, Jessie Willcox Smith and Harvey Dunn.

Howard Pyle was born at Wilmington, Delaware, and showing early art talent, commuted to Philadelphia to take classes from F.A. van der Wielen, a Belgian painter.  He wrote and illustrated a poem, and when this was   ...  Displaying 750 of 17983 characters.

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About  Howard Pyle

Born:  1853 - Wilmington, Delaware
Died:   1911 - Florence, Italy
Known for:  illustration, teaching, history and marine genre painting