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Henry Soulen

 (1888 - 1965)
Henry James Soulen was active/lived in New York, Wisconsin.  Henry Soulen is known for illustrator, genre-exotic, interiors.

Henry Soulen

An illustrator for the "Saturday Evening Post," Henry Soulen began that career in May, 1912, having been a student of Howard Pyle. He also worked for other publications including "Country Gentleman" and "Ladies Home Journal" and earned a Peabody Award for his magazine cover designs.

He was known for his use of intense, brilliant color and at a time when many illustrations were in black and white, his usually appeared in color.

He was a thorough researcher and eventually collected a large and varied collection of costumes, weapons, and other objects that he used in his drawings. At age 62, he became a college professor at the University of Maryland and taught the first illustration that art department offered.

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About  Henry Soulen

Born:  1888 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died:   1965
Known for:  illustrator, genre-exotic, interiors