Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-....

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Jean de Brunhoff was born in 1899 in Paris, France. he attended the Ecole Alsacienne and studied painting with Othon Friesz. He was a painter, author and illustrator of books for children. He created the "Babar" books, which were about a civilized elephant. He died in 1937, but his son Laurent continued the series, beginning in 1945 when he began to paint seriously. Laurent de Brunhoff was born in 1925 in Paris, France. Like his father he was a painter, author and illustrator of children's books. He immigrated to the United States in 1985. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 24. pp. 56-60, v.150, pp. 35-36.

From the description of de Brunhoff Family Papers 1940-1962. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 456170497

Laurent de Brunhoff was born on 30 August 1925 in Paris to Cecile and Jean de Brunhoff. He studied Fine Arts at Academie de La Grande Chaumiere, Montparnasse. His father died before completing the paintings for Babar and Father Christmas. Laurent finished the paintings for a few pages of this book and illustrated the cover. He published Babar's Cousin: That Rascal Arthur at the age of twenty-one.

From the description of Babar et ce coquin d'Arthur, 1946 and earlier. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270974606

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referencedIn George Borchardt Records, 1951-1986 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Brunhoff, Laurent de : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Babar the elephant [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-.... Babar et le Père Noël [Multimédia multisupport] / Laurent Brunhoff, aut. adapté. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Zephir [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. [Babar] [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Borchardt, Georges. Georges Borchardt papers 1951-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Babar the king [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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.
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Laurent de Brunhoff 1925- biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-.... Babar et le Père Noël [Multimédia multisupport] / Laurent Brunhoff, aut. adapté. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Pom [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-.... Une journée de Babar [Multimédia multisupport] / Laurent de Brunhof, aut. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Cousin Arthur [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Alexander [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Flora [toy]. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Boonshaft, John L. Babar Collection, 1931-1997. Kent State University
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-.... Une journée de Babar / Laurent de Brunhof, aut. 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, Laurent de, 1925-. de Brunhoff Family Papers 1940-1962. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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, Laurent de, 1925-. Babar et ce coquin d'Arthur, 1946 and earlier. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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