Born December 17, 1917, in Phihladelphia, son of Samuel and Deanna Landau; married Amalia Fattori, c. 1941 (divorced,1946); married Frances Paul, May 5, 1949
Education: Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, 1931-36; Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, certificate 1938.
Career: Artist, educator and illustrator of books for children and adults. Recipient of numerous commissions, numerous exhibitions. Work is represented in permanent collections of many museums and in many private collections.
Awards: Numerous, including Boys Club Junior Book Award, 1951 for The Big Sky . To Dream upon a Crown was chosen one of American Graphic Arts Children's Books 1967-68.
Source: Something about the Author; Volume 38, p 110-113.
From the guide to the Jacob Landau Papers, 1942-1967, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])
|referencedIn||Lipsky Family Papers, 1904-1992 (bulk 1925-1992)||American Jewish Historical Society|
|referencedIn||J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated||David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|referencedIn||Hyman G. Enelow Papers., 1897-1933.||The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives|
|creatorOf||Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. TLS, 1932 October 30 : Chicago [Ill.] to Jacob Landau.||Haverford College Library|
|creatorOf||Jacob Landau Papers, 1942-1967||University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]|
|referencedIn||Morris S. Lazaron papers, 1851-1979 (bulk 1930-1950)||The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives|
|referencedIn||Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961||Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.|
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