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This large-format, high-page-count monograph is the definitive tome on the work of the prolific Provensen husband-and-wife team. The book includes many never-before-seen sketches and development work for many of their books; exquisite drawings fro

Details

ISBN13: 9781797209586
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 240
Edition:
Publication Date: 3 Mar 2022
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication City, Country: San Francisco, United States
Dimensions (cm): 21.3(H) x 29.8(L)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Alice Provensen (1917-2018) first started her career at Walter Lantz Studio, the creators of Woody Woodpecker.

Martin Provensen (1916-1987) began his career as an animator at the Walt Disney Studio, where he worked on classics like

Reviews

"The Art of Alice and Martin Provensen feels rescued from a fairy tale sea or an enchanted castle flooded by a spell. Its contents include never-before-seen paintings--as well as family photos, sketchbooks, memorabilia, speeches and personal appreciations that document the life and work of a couple whom you might think you don't know. But you do. Together, from the late 1940s to the late 1980s, they created more than 40 children's books. Alice and Martin Provensen lived inside a picture book as much as picture books lived inside them. The lines the artists drew are indistinguishable from the lines of the world they inhabited." --The New York Times
"Prolific illustrators Alice and Martin Provensen influenced generations of young readers and midcentury designers through their visual storytelling." --Publishers Weekly
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