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Beautiful Illustrations by Dahlov Ipcar

17th February 2017

Here is a selection of the captivating work by Dahlov Ipcar who passed away at the beginning of February 2017, aged 99. Her style was ‘non-intellectual cubist’, and she never stopped painting even after her eyesight faded.

Illustration from the book The Wonderful Egg, 1958, by Dahlov Ipcar

Above is an image from the book The Wonderful Egg, first published in 1958, all about dinosaurs, including a set of scale drawings.

Illustration from the book Black and White by Dahlov Ipcar

She had her first solo exhibition at the age of 22 in 1939, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 1945, she illustrated her first children’s book, The Little Fisherman, written by Margaret Wise Brown. She went on to write and illustrate more than 30 children’s books of her own.

Illustration from the book Wild and Tame by Dahlov Ipcar

The Guardian posted a fantastic selection of her work here, we picked are a few of our favourites.

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