• Edward Ardizzone - part 7

    11 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    Edward Ardizzone 1954 by Howard Coster
    © National Portrait Gallery, London
    Edward Ardizzone is one of the most significant illustrators of the 20th century, whose wide-ranging output spanned children's books, literary classics, war illustration and much more.
    Ardizzone's lively line-and-wash drawings were based on constant observation of the world, disciplined by classical figure composition. He is best-known for his illustrated children's books, in particular the ‘Little Tim' series which he wrote and illustrated, starting in 1936 with Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain, all of which...
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