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Artist of the moment…..Anton Pieck

 

Anton Pieck was a wonderful Dutch graphic artist and illustrator born in Den Helder, Netherlands in the year 1895. Pieck was a highly successful commercial artist appearing in many calendars and greeting cards.

Anton Pieck had a twin brother named Christian who also was an artist and illustrator.

The artist helped to create a theme park that was one of the most successful in Europe.

Anton Pieck passed away in 1987 at the age of 92 years of age.

Price range information: Pieck was a very successful as a printmaker and for painting worked in gouache, watercolor, ink, posters, and oils. Prices range from $500 for a poster or lithograph to $25,000 for an original.

In this great clip many works of Anton Pieck are set to music:

Pieck is similar to American painter Norman Rockwell. Rockwell’s paintings were also on many cards, posters, and calendars of the same era.

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