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All three schools were based in Westport, Connecticutand by boasted more than 50, students in the U. I’m so glad this book is out.

Albert Dorne was part of a small 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. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. With the first few paragraphs of his text in the recently released book, Albert Dorne, Master Illustratorauthor David Apatoff beautifully and succinctly sums up why Al Dorne has so profoundly affected me.

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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Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. A hearty congrats to Manuel and David.

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Thanks for the kind review, Leif. He dropped out of school when he was just a small boy, yet he was highly educated. He apprenticed as a letterer with then-letterer and future prominent illustrator Saul Tepper before beginning a five-year stint at the commercial art studio of Alexander A,bert. It’s a worthy successor to our best-selling Robert Fawcett: This page was last edited on 8 Marchat Illustration Magazine 34 out-of-print.


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: Dorne consorted with glamorous movie stars and government leaders, amassed a major art collection and was sought after as a lecturer around the country. Illustration Magazine 13 out-of-print.

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As readers of the book will learn, I benefited from your own excellent research on Dorne, and even quoted TI for the single most scandalous anecdote about Dorne. ParkaBlogs Newsletter Stay informed on our latest news! What more do I need to say? I think there were at least twenty in the long running campaign. Very Fine in Fine dustjacket. 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 a pencil.

I remember seeing these ads on the back of old comic books when I was a kid. Albert Dorne biographyJuke-Box. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Albert Dorne. Drawing was the engine that powered his astonishing climb from the depths of poverty and illness Gift Certificates News Privacy Policy. I have a copy too and it’s wonderful. 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, I never would have believed you.


The two on page fifty-four and the four on pages seventy-two and three are just stunning. Basheer Graphic Books They are our sponsor! Albert Dorne was my wife Cathy’s grandfather. Often they featured Norman Rockwell, whom everybody knew.

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Echoing the Fawcett book, David Apatoff writes the text, further msster his position as one of the foremost historians of the Golden Age of magazine illustration.

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.

As a small fillip of further testament to Dorne’s place in the illustration firmament, Jack Davis contributes a graphic Foreword. 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.

Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator

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Here are direct links to the book: Skip to main content. Posted by Leif Peng at In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Newer Post Older Post Home. I’ve posted a short review and more photos on my site at http: Elaine was Al’s eldest daughter. Apatoff writes, “Who was in a better position than Al Dorne to testify about what drawing could accomplish?