A Book Illustrator I Admire

The Cowardly Lion, by Barry Moser

Barry Moser (born 1940) is a renowned artist, most famous as a printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature.

Interior of Moby-Dick or The Whale by Herman Melville. San Francisco : Arion Press, 1979 Wood cut illustrations by Barry Moser. This page shows a baseline initial cap in the shape of a wave.

He studied with Leonard Baskin.[1] Some of his most celebrated work has been his illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, each of which consisted of more than a hundred prints, and the former of which won him American Book Award for design and illustration in 1982.

His works have been displayed in such places as the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, Harvard, and the Library of Congress.

http://www.amazon.com/Barry-Moser/e/B000AQ4RA8

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