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Gustaf Tenggren

 (1896 - 1970)
Gustaf Adolf Tenggren was active/lived in California, New York / Sweden.  Gustaf Tenggren is known for magazine and children's book illustrator.

Gustaf Tenggren

Gustaf Tenggren was born November 3, 1896 in Vastergotland, Sweden.  His early schooling and artistic influences were solidly grounded in Scandinavian techniques, motifs and myths.  At the age of 20 he succeeded John Bauer as the illustrator for Bland Tomtar och Troll (Among Elves and Trolls), a famous Swedish Christmas annual for children.  He illustrated the fairy tales by Swedish artists in the annual from 1917 through 1926 - the last six years from America.

During this period he also illustrated an Andersen's Fairy Tales for a publisher in Denmark.  In 1920 he immigrated to the U.S., to Cleveland, and then in 1922 to New York.  By 1923 he was hard at work breaking into the Ameri  ...  Displaying 750 of 5470 characters.

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About  Gustaf Tenggren

Born:  1896 - Vastergotland, Sweden
Died:   1970
Known for:  magazine and children's book illustrator