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Ernest Howard Shepard Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 7 pages of information about the life of Ernest Howard Shepard.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Ernest Howard Shepard

Ernest H. Shepard, a prolific, thoroughly professional illustrator of fiction and nonfiction for children and adults, has been referred to as the last of the great Victorian black-and-white men. Some literary and art critics lauded his black-and-white line drawings for children's stories and poems; others minimized them. It is best to say that he excelled in some of his work as an illustrator, particularly as an illustrator of children's literature. In this field he is most widely known and lauded for his drawings for A. A. Milne's collection of verses When We Were Very Young (1924) and Now We Are Six (1927) and for Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) and The House at Pooh Corner (1928), collections of fanciful adventures about Christopher Robin and his friends; for Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales (1961); for Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows (1931); and for Richard Jefferies's Bevis (1932). His drawings for literary works by Frances Hodgson...

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