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DISNEY, Walt (1901 - 1966), Draughtsman, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DISNEY, Walt (1901 - 1966), Draughtsman, caricaturist

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 5 December 1901, in Chicago; died 15 December 1966, in Burbank.

Draughtsman, caricaturist. Animations, advertising art.

Walt Disney devoted himself to caricature and advertising design until he produced the animation The Four Musicians of Bremen, 1922, which met with immediate success. After that, he devoted himself entirely to this technique. He began by inventing characters or improving existing popular

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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