Brussel-Smith, Bernard, 1914-1989

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Bernard Brussel-Smith was born in New York City in 1914. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1931 to 1936. In 1941, he studied wood engraving with Fritz Eichenberg at the New School for Social Research in New York. After working as an art director for a medical advertising agency he became a freelance wood engraver for advertising in 1946. In addition, he created illustrations for books and magazines including Holiday, Life, Saturday Evening Post, and Reader's Digest. He was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1952, and was the recipient of numerous awards. His work is included in the permanent collections of many museums including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. He died in 1989.

From the description of Bernard Brussel-Smith papers, circa 1940-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179019

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creatorOf Brussel-Smith, Bernard, 1914-. Bernard Brussel-Smith papers, circa 1940-1980. Yale University Library
creatorOf Brussel-Smith, Bernard, 1914-1989. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Brussel-Smith, Bernard, 1914-1989. [Bernard Brussel-Smith : artist file] Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
referencedIn Brussel-Smith, Bernard : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Grolier Club Library. Beatrice Warde collection, 1919-1970 (bulk 1950-1970). Grolier Club
creatorOf BRUSSEL-SMITH, BERNARD. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
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Birth 1914-03-01

Death 1989-05-08




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SNAC ID: 2634032