Baumgarten

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His own boat. Illustration from "The Jolly Dwarfs"by Brimax Books, England | by Heart felt

His own boat

Illustration taken from 'The jolly dwarfs', published by Brimax Books, England. Printed in Western Germany.

Fritz Baumgarten

Fritz Baumgarten 18. August 1883 † 3. November 1966 Obwohl er als einer der produktivsten Bilderbuchkünstler Deutschlands gilt, ist über seine Biographie leider so gut wie nichts bekannt. Der bescheiden und zurückgezogen lebende Baumgarten hatte stets seine künstlerische Arbeit in den Mittelpunkt gestellt. Nach einer Ausbildung zum Lithografen studierte er an den Königlichen Akademien der Künste in Dresden und in München. Zunächst lebte er von Gelegenheitsarbeiten und der Gestaltung von…

Fritz Baumgarten (1883-1966) studied art at the Royal Academy in Dresden and Munich. He first made a living designing picture postcards, but soon he became well known as an illustrator of children's books. His imagination and the love for detail is impressive, no wonder his over 500 illustrated books were very popular and some still are in new editions.

german illustration 2

the following are some illustrations from children books I enjoyed when I was a lot younger. I found out more about the illustrator, it is FRITZ BAUMGARTEN, 1883 – 1966. he studied art at the…

In Brummelstadt / Bild 2

In Brummelstadt Kinderbuch/Bilderbuch Bilder: Fritz Baumgarten Pestalozzi Verlag (Erlangen/Deutschland; 1969) ex libris MTP

Fritz Baumgarten / Weihnachtsfest im Wichtelland / Bild 08 - a photo on Flickriver

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