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The life & work of Sir John Tenniel

W. Cosmo Monkhouse

The life & work of Sir John Tenniel

by W. Cosmo Monkhouse

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Published by H. Virtue & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Cosmo Monkhouse.
SeriesThe Art annual ;
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/7574 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination32, 12 p., [4] leaves of plates (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2613875M
LC Control Number85178117

  Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator who drew the beautiful pictures that helped make Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland such an iconic children's story, would have been years old last week.. Senior lecturer in English at Otago University, Paul Tankard, says Carroll and Tenniel were a “match made in heaven”.   Tenniel’s Alice explores the work of Sir John Tenniel (–), the largely self-taught designer and artist (he produced over two thousand cartoons for Punch over the course of a long life) who furnished illustrations for the first editions of Carroll’s best-known works. The book also describes the process of transferring finished 5/5(1).

Sir John Tenniel's th Birthday “‘Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’ [said Alice]. ‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat.”. Best known today as the illustrator for Lewis Carroll's Alice books, John Tenniel was the Victorian era's chief political cartoonist. This extensively illustrated book is the first to draw almost exclusively on primary sources in family collections, public archives, and other depositories.

The Life And Works Of Sir John Tenniel Hardcover – January 1, by William Cosmo Monkhouse (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Reviews: 1.   Google doodle honoured the British illustrator and artist, Sir John Tenniel, on his th birthday on Friday. Tenniel is one of the most highly-regarded Victorian illustrators and painters, and best remembered for bringing to life the characters of Lewis Carroll’s timeless “Alice in Wonderland” series.


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Sir John Tenniel was an English illustrator and political cartoonist who carved out his career during the second half of the 19th century. Born in London on Februhe was the son of John Baptist Tenniel, a fencing and dancing master, and Eliza Maria Tenniel.

Tenniel. Sir John Tenniel’s illustrations won him international praise (Picture: Google) Google is celebrating the th birthday of much-loved Sir John Tenniel in its Doodle : Zaina Alibhai. “Alice in Wonderland” by Sir John. About Sir John Tenniel.

Sir John Tenniel was an English illustrator, graphic humorist, and political cartoonist. He was the principal political cartoonist for Punch magazine for over 50 years. Tenniel was born on 28 Februaryand died on 25 February He was knighted for his artistic achievements in Tenniel’s and Carroll’s.

Sir John Tenniel, (born FebruLondon, England—died FebruLondon), English illustrator and satirical artist, especially known for his work in Punch and his illustrations for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland () and Through the Looking-Glass ().

Tenniel’s first book illustration was for Samuel Carter Hall’s The Book of British Ballads, in During the s, Tenniel worked on a number of collections, the best-received of which was his hundred drawings for an edition of Aesop’s Fables ().Inaged just thirty, he became joint cartoon artist for Punch magazine – then one of the most influential publications in.

Google is celebrating the acclaimed British artist and humorist Sir John Tenniel with a commemorative Doodle on what would have been his th birthday. Best known for bringing Lewis Carroll. The famous Victorian artist and Punch cartoonist, John Tenniel, is remembered today as the illustrator of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland () and Through the Looking-Glass ().

The books have been illustrated countless times but for many people the. Biography. John Tenniel, one of the most recognizable Victorian illustrators, was born in London on Febru The son of a dancer and a fencing instructor, Tenniel briefly attended the British Royal Academy before he began exhibiting his artwork.

Sir John Tenniel was born on 28 February and was knighted for his work in Tenniel is remembered for his 50 years as a political cartoonist with the ‘Punch’ magazine. Tenniel developed a distinctive style, due in part to his near-photographic memory.

Sir John Tenniel Doodle: Childhood is a time when the creativity and imagination in a child are at an all time high. Reading novels, listening to fables and devouring books is not only intellectually stimulating but also a rewarding experience for young kids.

However, nothing fans the flame of fascination in children quite like illustrations do. The good folks at Google are honouring one of. About cartoons, innumerable minor drawings, double-page cartoons for Punch's Almanac and other special numbers, and designs for Punch's Pocket-books, comprise the sum of Sir John Tenniel's work for the periodical in the service of which he spent the greater portion of his :   28th February marks years since the birth of the illustrator and political cartoonist, Sir John Tenniel.

Although he is best known for his illustrations in Alice in Wonderland, for many years he was also one of the cartoonists for the magazine, Punch. He was knighted for his work. Sir John Tenniel: Sir John Tenniel worked as an illustrator throughout his life (Image: GETTY) Sir John's first bok illustration was featured in Samuel Carter Hall's The Book.

Sir John Tenniel (28 February – 25 February ) was an English illustrator, graphic humourist and political cartoonist whose work was prominent during the second half of the 19th l is considered important to the study of that period’s social, literary, and art histories.

Tenniel was knighted by Victoria for his artistic achievements in   Google on Friday celebrated illustrator Sir John Tenniel's th birth anniversary with a doodle. Remembered for bringing to life the characters of Lewis Carroll’s timeless 'Alice in Wonderland' series, Tenniel was born in Bayswater, West London.

He was known for his quiet, introvert behaviour and seemed unaffected by competition or change. Sir Tenniel, John - British illustrator, Sir John Tenniel Sir Tenniel, John - British illustrator, With the illustrations of only two children’s books to his credit, Sir John Tenniel has nevertheless well earned his place as one of the great names in children’s literature.

His illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the. Read on to learn about the life and work of this prolific illustrator. Sir John Tenniel was an English illustrator and political cartoonist who carved out his career during the second half of the 19th century.

Born in London on Februhe was the son of John Baptist Tenniel, a fencing and dancing master, and Eliza Maria Tenniel. Today's Google Doodle is honouring the life and legacy of Sir John Tenniel. Born in London on this day inTenniel was one of the most highly-regarded Victorian illustrators and painters and.

Google on Friday celebrated illustrator Sir John Tenniel's th birth anniversary with a doodle. Remembered for bringing to life the characters of Lewis Carroll’s timeless 'Alice in Wonderland. Tenniel grew frustrated with fine art early in his career and concentrated his talents on other mediums.

His first book illustrations were completed in for The Book of British Ballads, and he went on to complete work for Gordon Knot (), Lalla Rookh () and The Ingoldsby Legends ().InTenniel became Principal Cartoonist for Punch.Sir John Tenniel, RI () While best remembered as the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, John Tenniel contributed greatly to the look of Punch during the later nineteenth century.

Beautifully drawn and highly allusive, his political cartoons remain startling in presenting fantastic imagery with classical polish.Sir John Tenniel: lt;p|>||||| | |||Sir John Tenniel|||| |Self-portrait of John Tenniel, ca.

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