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Fabulous illustrations by Etienne Delessert

Fabulous illustrations by Etienne Delessert

Rhino. Fabulous illustrations by Etienne Delessert, Swiss self-taught artist

Fabulous illustrations by Etienne Delessert, self-taught illustrator born in 1941 in Switzerland. The artist lives in Lakeville, Connecticut, USA now. His illustrations decorate books, magazines, posters, and animated films. Meanwhile, Delessert has illustrated more than eighty books, some translated in 14 languages, with millions of copies sold worldwide. Considered one of the fathers of modern children’s picture books, his works decorate not only books, but also museums and galleries all over the world. In addition, his animated films include the adventures of the endearing Yok-Yok and creations for Sesame Street. As a result, he received 13 gold and 12 silver medals of the American Society of Illustrators, as well as the 1996 Hamilton King Award. Besides, recently he has become a finalist for the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Etienne’s works were in the Louvre, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, New York Visual Arts Museum, Moulins, France, Abilene, Texas, etc.

Etienne Delessert's illustrations

Fantasy world in book Illustrations by Etienne Delessert

Fabulous illustrations by Etienne Delessert

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