biographie de Mead SCHAEFFER (1898-1980)

Birth place: Freedom Plains, NY

Addresses: NYC; Arlington, VT

Profession: Illustrator

Studied: PIA Sch.; Dean Cornwell.

Exhibited: Awards: PAFA, 1944 (gold medal); Am. Red Cross, 1944; SC.

Member: SI.

Comments: Contrib. illustr.: Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal, Country Gentleman, Holiday, American, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, McCalls, Redbook, Harpers, Scribners, True, and other magazines; illustr., 16 classics (Moby Dick," "Typee," "Omoo," all by Herman Melville; "Les Miserables," by Victor Hugo; "Wings of the Morning," by Louis Tracy; "Sans Famille," by Hector Malot; "King Arthur and His Knights"; "Jim Davis," by John Masefield; "The Wreck of the Grosvenor," by W. Clark Russell). Permanent exh. in libraries and public bldgs. in the U.S. Artist & war correspondent for Saturday Evening Post, 1942-44. War paintings exhibited widely in U.S.

Sources: WW59; WW47."

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