Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Blampied, Edmund

(1886-1966) Acclaimed UK painter, draughtsman, etcher and lithographer, born on Jersey. His fantasy book Illustrations were usually drawn in a fluent, controlled line in pencil, pen-and-ink or Chinese brush style. He painted in oils and watercolours, designed stamps during the WWII German occupation of the Channel Islands, and was an accomplished clay sculptor. Books illustrated by him include The Edmund Blampied Edition of Peter Pan (1939) by J M Barrie, The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) by E Nesbit and Black Beauty (1920) by Anna Sewell (1820-1878). [RT]

Edmund Blampied


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