Posts Categorized: Illustration

Ludwig Bemelmans

 Besides writing over a dozen wonderful children’s books, including the Madeline series, Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) was a restaurateur, writer, illustrator, set designer and muralist. He made art for many publications, including Vogue, McCall’s, Fortune and The New Yorker. As the story goes, he wanted his gravestone to say ‘Tell Them It Was Wonderful’, and his art makes us believe…

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