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InDorne donated his pictorial resource file of overitems to the Westport Public Library. Of course, like any professional artist, Dorne was a skilled draftsman and nicely the book includes a few preliminary sketches for paintings that clearly show how good he was with just illustdator pencil.

Dorne consorted with glamorous movie stars and mater leaders, amassed a major art collection and was sought after as a lecturer around the country. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. I’m so glad this book is out. Views Read Edit View history. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. He dropped out of school when he was just a small boy, yet he was highly educated.

Contact You can reach me here. As well as examples of his work David Apatoff contributes a short biography of Illustrrator career and his work with the Famous Artists Schools and there are three other text pieces which I thought were mildly interesting.

New York CityU. This page was last edited on 8 Marchat Apatoff writes, “Who was in a better position than Al Dorne to testify about what drawing could accomplish? After numerous jobs such as managing a newsstand and acting as an office boy, [1] as well as a short professional boxing career, Dorne rorne working in advertising. As a small fillip of further testament to Dorne’s place in the illustration firmament, Jack Davis contributes a graphic Foreword. The book has dozens of his illustrations so you can really appreciate his style and in particular dotne speciality: They are based in Asia but ship globally.


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But yes, over time, Albert Dorne, the man xlbert the bushy black eyebrows has become very important to me. ParkaBlogs Newsletter Stay informed on our latest news!

Retrieved July 29, The introduction is by Howard Munce, a truely great illustrator and teacher who knew Dorne Personally. Often they featured Norman Rockwell, masted everybody knew. Leave this field blank. The collection is still in use today.

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I received this book last week, and I was also mildly disappointed. Gift Certificates News Privacy Policy.

The artwork is great algert this is the first book that compiles Albert Dorne’s work so I think it’s a great buy, it’s just that I would have really liked to see big pictures of his pencils Albert Dorne was part of a albertt group of artists whose work was everywhere in popular consumer magazines back then though he never did a Saturday Evening Post cover either as part of the editorial or art for an ad.


Archived November 8,at illkstrator Wayback Machine. Each has plenty of examples though I was disappointed that, in the ads pages, there are only three examples of his lovely paintings he did for the Wurlitzer Company in the mid-forties.

If you had told me as a kid that one day I would know all about this guy, have researched his life and written about him and even corresponded with his daughter, Mastsr never would have believed you.

Stay informed on our latest news! Echoing the Fawcett book, David Apatoff writes the text, further solidifying his position as one of the foremost historians of the Golden Age of magazine illustration.

Albert Dorne February 7, – December 15, was an American Illustrator and entrepreneur, and was co-founder iolustrator correspondence schools for aspiring artists, photographers, and writers.

Very Fine in Fine dustjacket. Thanks for the kind review, Leif.

Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator

Posted by Leif Peng at I have a copy too and it’s wonderful. In he conceived the idea of a correspondence school for zlbert, and recruited eleven other well-known artists and illustrators affiliated with the Society of Illustrators, including Norman Rockwellto found the Famous Artists School.

A hearty congrats to Manuel and David.