Albert Dorne. David Apatoff. Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator. [SNX] San Francisco: Auad Publishing, 1st. x , , over color and black. With the first few paragraphs of his text in the recently released book, Albert Dorne, Master Illustrator, author David Apatoff beautifully and. Results 1 – 14 of 14 Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator by David Apatoff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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After numerous jobs such as managing a newsstand and acting as an office boy, [1] as well as a short professional boxing career, Dorne began working in advertising.

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This page was last edited on 8 Marchat The book also contains a preface by Apatoff and “Memories of My Father”, an affectionate and very insightful tribute to her father by Barbara Dorne Bullas.

I received this book last week, and I was also mildly disappointed. Page has a parade another crowd scene done in pen and ink that looks just perfect. Dorne consorted with glamorous movie stars and government leaders, amassed a major art collection and was sought after as a lecturer around the country. He was a wealthy capitalist, yet when a labor dispute broke out with his employees he was the one person they trusted to be the fair arbitrator of their grievances. Keep up the excellent work Leif.

As well as examples of his work David Apatoff contributes a short biography of Dorne’s career and his work with the Famous Artists Schools and there are three other text pieces which I thought were mildly interesting.

He could be crass and vulgar, yet he had the refined tastes of a connoisseur.


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He was both a womanizer and a caring family man. I have my copy of this fantastic book- I agree that every artist should add it to their collection. I’m so glad this book is out. Illustration Magazine 13 out-of-print. Accessed June 19, Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Views Read Edit View history. Drawing was the engine that powered his astonishing climb from the depths of poverty and illness Learn to draw Check out my online sketching courses.

It’s a worthy successor to our best-selling Robert Fawcett: Unfortunately these three are the only examples of Dorne’s beautiful illustrations for a Wurlitzer ad campaign in the late forties. Albert Dorne was my wife Cathy’s grandfather. Masterworks from the Golden Age of Illustration, Volume 3.

Archived November 8,at the Wayback Machine. He dropped out of school when he was just a small boy, yet he was highly educated. The book has dozens of his illustrations so you can really appreciate his style and in particular his speciality: In he conceived the idea of a correspondence school for art, and recruited eleven other well-known artists and illustrators affiliated with the Society of Illustrators, including Norman Rockwellto found the Famous Artists School.

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. Newer Post Older Post Home. When you buy from those affiliate links, I earn some commissions at no extra cost to you.

How to start an art blog Learn how you can build a following and reach more people with an art blog. 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.


Basheer Graphic Books They are our sponsor! Albert Dorne February 7, – December 15, was an American Illustrator and entrepreneur, and was co-founder of correspondence schools for aspiring artists, photographers, and writers. I remember seeing these ads on the back of old comic books when I was a kid.

Whether you are an artist or not, whether you’re familiar with Dorne’s story and artwork or not, this book is quite simply an essential addition to everyone’s collection. Very Fine in Fine dustjacket.

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Gift Certificates News Privacy Policy. I have a copy too and it’s wonderful. American illustrators Art educators births deaths. Retrieved from ” https: Elaine was Msster eldest daughter. This would really have made the book complete.

The Illustrator’s Illustrator, and fans of that book are in for another treat as we present the first book about Dorne, the reknowned artist responsible for the Famous Artists’ School. Here are direct links to the book: Posted by Leif Peng at The book is well produced though if I have a criticism it is that some of the pictures are a bit too small despite plenty of available space and perhaps missing is a page or two about Dorne’s technique: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

E-mail The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. The artwork is great and 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

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