John Alan Maxwell

Kent, Norman
February 1947
American Artist;Feb1947, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p25
The article features illustrator John Alan Maxwell. Maxwell was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1904 and studied for three years at Art Students League in New York. His career in book and magazine illustrations started when his cover design was accepted by Collier's. He also ventured into the fields of historic illustration and artistic erotica, illustrating eighteenth and nineteenth century tales. Book jackets by Maxwell are considered good investments for they sell books.


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