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Wendell Minor (b. 1944)
"...My father took me flying for the
first time, in a small, shiny white
plane painted to look like an eagle,"
2005, for Reaching for the Moon, by
Buzz Aldrin, Harper Collins Publishers,
New York, 2005, watercolor on paper,
11 1⁄2 x 17", gift of the artist, copyright 2005 by Wendell Minor

Children’s Illustrations from the Sanford B.D. Low Illustration Collection
April 27 - July 8, 2007

Drawing from the wealth of its permanent collection, the Museum will present an exhibition of Children’s Illustrations from the Sanford B.D. Low Illustration Collection from April 27-July 8.

The exhibition will feature some 30 works on view in the Don and Virginia Davis Gallery of the Museum.

Featuring original art created for children’s books, as well as science fiction and graphic art, the exhibition will include work by artists such as Vincent Di Fate, Leonard Everett Fisher, Austin Briggs, Howard Pyle, Wendell Minor, Murray Tinkelman, Betsy and Ted Lewin, Chester Gould, Hilary Knight, and Trina Schart Hyman. The media include acrylics, watercolors, pen and ink, gouache, and tempera. Much of the work was donated by the artists themselves.


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