Monday, January 23, 2006

Ludwig Bemelmans: The Best of Times

Most known for his children's book series Madeline, Ludwig Bemelmans was a prolific author and illustrator of many books for adults, as well as a regular magazine contributor.

On assignment for Holiday magazine, Bemelmans traveled through postwar Europe producing a series of articles, drawings and paintings. The Best of Times, published in 1948, collects these works which include 50 color illustrations and 110 black and white illustrations.

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