Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Antonio Petruccelli

[USA] (b 1907/d 1994)

 "Born in Fort Lee, New Jersey, Antonio Petruccelli (1907–1994) developed his artistic talent at an early age and began his career as a textile designer. After winning several House Beautiful cover illustration contests, he became a freelance illustrator in 1932; subsequently his work appeared on the covers of Fortune, The New Yorker, Collier’s, Today and House Beautiful magazines. The art director for Fortune, Francis Brennan, said of Petruccelli, “Tony was Mr. Versatility for Fortune. He could do anything, from charts and diagrams to maps, illustrations, covers and caricatures.” Throughout his life, Petruccelli won many important design awards including a U.S. Postage stamp for the American Steel Industry’s 100th anniversary and a Bicentennial medal for the state of New Jersey. "

Biography / US Society of Illustrators
Fulltable / Very Detailed Articles about Antonio Petruccelli's Life and Work

USA 1957 "Centenary of the American Steel Industry" (1) [Engr (R.M. Bower)][Recess] Sc(1090)

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