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Monday, May 27, 2013

Bradshaw Crandell (American artist and illustrator, 1896 - 1966)


Bradshaw Crandell (June 14, 1896 – January 25, 1966) was an  He was known as the "artist of the stars". Among those who posed for Crandell were Carol Lombard, Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Veronica Lake and Lana Turner. In 1921 he began his career with an ad for Lorraine hair nets sold exclusively by F. W. Woolworth. His first cover illustration was the May 28, 1921 issue for the humor magazine Judge. In later life he went from illustrations to oil-on-canvas paintings which included political figures. He also provided poster work for 20th Century Fox. In 2006 he was inducted into the Society of Illustrators hall of fame.






















John Bradshaw Crandell

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