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Russell Patterson

 (1896 - 1977)
Russell Patterson was active/lived in New York, California, Nebraska, New Jersey / Canada.  Russell Patterson is known for landscape, genre, illustrator.

Russell Patterson

Following is text from the awards ceremony when Russell Patterson received the 2007 Hall of Fame Award from The Society of Illustrators.

Russell Patterson (1896-1977) was very influential as an illustrator (in the 'twenties his flappers were as definitive as those of John Held Junior).

He studied architecture briefly at McGill University in Canada and later at the Chicago Art Institute and the Academy of Fine Arts. His early work for department stores like Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company and Marshall Field was noted for his interior designs.

A year of painting landscapes in France followed. When he returned to America in 1921, the Jazz Age was just beginning. Patterson began to draw sexy coeds and they were an imme  ...  Displaying 750 of 2849 characters.

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About  Russell Patterson

Born:  1896 - Omaha, Nebraska
Died:   1977 - Atlantic City, New Jersey
Known for:  landscape, genre, illustrator