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Ludwig Bemelmans

 (1898 - 1962)
Ludwig Bemelmans was active/lived in New York / France.  Ludwig Bemelmans is known for children's book illustrations.

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Ludwig Bemelmans


"Writing is always a dreadful, tiresome business and the worst of all tortures for me, because I am convinced that I am not a writer but a graphic workman, a painter who hangs pictures in a row, who collects imagery, and my problem is always to find one for a beginning and one for an end and then, something to hang in the middle so that it resembles a book," said Ludwig Bemelmans (1898 - 1962).
 
Graphic workman, painter—whatever he called himself, Bemelmans belongs in the Pantheon of illustrators. A relentless connoisseur of life, he drew with a child's eye and wrote with the shrewd wit of an adult. He knew everyone worth knowing, went everywhere worth visiting, all the while recording what he saw on the backs of menus, envelope  ...  Displaying 750 of 8308 characters.



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About  Ludwig Bemelmans

Born:  1898 - Meran, Austria-Hungary
Died:   1962 - New York City
Known for:  children's book illustrations