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Paul Bransom

 (1885 - 1979)
Paul (John Paul) Bransom was active/lived in New York, Wyoming, California, District Of Columbia.  Paul Bransom is known for illustrator-wildlife, dog-genre.

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Paul Bransom

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An animal and wildlife illustrator and painter, Paul Bransom was born in Washington D.C. and began drawing animals from early childhood. He left school at age thirteen and became an apprentice-draftsman assisting with mechanical drawings for patents. He also spent much of his free time at the Washington Zoo sketching the animals, carefully observing their unique characteristics.

He later went to New York and took a job with the "New York Evening Journal" doing a comic strip called 'The Latest News from Bugville.' He later said that illustrators Walt Kuhn and T.S. Sullivant, who did animal cartoons, and Charles Livingston Bull had the major influence on his work.

In New York, he spent so much time at the Bronx Zoo that he set  ...  Displaying 750 of 1615 characters.



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About  Paul Bransom

Born:  1885 - Washington, District Of Columbia
Died:   1979
Known for:  illustrator-wildlife, dog-genre