Brunhoff, Jean ˜deœ 1899-1937

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Jean de Brunhoff was born on 9 December 1899 in Paris. He was a painter in the Impressionist tradition until he began to create children's books. He wrote and illustrated a total of six story books about Babar, the King of the elephants, as well as The ABCs of Babar, before he died of tuberculosis on 16 October 1937 at the age of 37.

From the description of Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant : collection of autograph manuscripts, illustrations, and plans for the published book, ca. 1930-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270974604

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creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar devient papa. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. [Queen Celeste] [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Berezowsky, Nicolai, 1900-1953. Babar the elephant / by Nicolai Berezowsky. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar et la vieille dame [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Une Aventure de Babar [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Kalmus, Ellin,. Babar at home : illustrated typescript for an English television adaptation of Jean de Brunhoff's book "Babar en famille", undated [after 1938]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar et le père Noël [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. L'enfance de Babar [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar bientôt papa [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar et le père Noël [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. de Brunhoff Family Papers 1940-1962. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar et le père Noël [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar [Multimédia multisupport] / d'après l'oeuvre de Laurent et de Jean de Brunhoff ; Stéphane Bernasconi, Dale Schott, réal. ; Milan Kymlicha, comp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Une Aventure de Babar [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar devient papa [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Boonshaft, John L. Babar Collection, 1931-1997. Kent State University
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar au cirque [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. A The story of Babar, the little elephant [mixed materials]. Harford County Public Library
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar [Multimédia multisupport] / d'après l'oeuvre de Laurent et de Jean de Brunhoff ; Stéphane Bernasconi, Dale Schott, réal. ; Milan Kymlicha, comp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. L'enfance de Babar. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar et la vieille dame. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar bientôt papa. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant : collection of autograph manuscripts, illustrations, and plans for the published book, ca. 1930-1931. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937. Babar au cirque [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
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associatedWith Berezowsky, Nicolai, 1900-1953. person
associatedWith Boonshaft, John L. person
associatedWith Brunhoff, Cecile de. person
associatedWith Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925- person
associatedWith Brunhoff, Mathieu, person
associatedWith Brunhoff, Thierry, person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
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Birth 1899-12-09

Death 1937-10-16

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Portuguese,

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