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Richard Denison Taylor

 (1902 - 1970)
Richard Denison Taylor was active/lived in Connecticut, Ontario / Canada.  Richard Taylor is known for newspaper comic strip artist, book illustrations.

Biography  
Richard Denison Taylor


Biography from the Library and Archives Canada

Richard Denison Taylor was born in Fort William, Ontario, in 1902.  His early art training began in Toronto under the tutelage of members of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts*. He continued more formal classes at Central Technical School and, later, at the Ontario College of Art*. His first published comic strip, entitled Mystery Men, appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram where it ran for a year. Early freelance work included illustrating the pages of the University of Toronto's renowned Goblin Magazine until it folded in 1929.

In the early 1930s, Taylor co-published several small children's books.  In 1935, he went on to create 40 illustrations   ...  Displaying 750 of 4252 characters.



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About  Richard Denison Taylor

Born:  1902 - Fort William, Ontario
Died:   1970
Known for:  newspaper comic strip artist, book illustrations