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Edward Ardizzone (1900-1979), Artist and illustrator

Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist and author, known particularly for his affectionate, humorous illustrations; he enlivened classics by Trollope and Bunyan in addition to numerous children's books, of which he wrote a series himself starting in 1936 with Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. He served as an Official War Artist from 1940.