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Tony Sarg

 (1882 - 1942)
Tony Sarg was active/lived in New York / England.  Tony Sarg is known for children's book illustration, marionette making, design.

Biography   Tony Sarg


Tony Sarg was know as a children's book illustrator and for reviving the marionette theatre in the United States.

When he was a young man, his father had wanted him to pursue a military career. At age 17 he was commissioned as a lieutenant in the horse artillery of the German army. He loved to draw, and at age 23, left Germany to live in England.

In London, he worked for an ad agency and designed the famous lion trademark for Lyon's marmalade. He left the ad agency to draw for magazines, illustrating old jokes from newspaper files.

After watching 50 performances by the great puppet master, Holden, in London, Sarg made some marionettes and established his own theatre at the Old Curiosity Shop. He came   ...  Displaying 750 of 1625 characters.

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