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Lynd Ward

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Lynd Ward
File:Lynd Ward (1930) self portrait.jpg
1930 self portrait
Born Lynd Kendall Ward
(1905-06-26)June 26, 1905
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died June 28, 1985(1985-06-28) (aged 80)
Reston, Virginia, USA
Nationality American
Spouse May McNeer

Lynd Kendall Ward (June 26, 1905 – June 28, 1985) was an American artist and storyteller, known for his series of wordless novels using wood engraving, and his illustrations for juvenile and adult books. His wordless novels have influenced the development of the graphic novel. Strongly associated with his wood engravings, he also worked in watercolor, oil, brush and ink, lithography and mezzotint.[1] Ward was a son of Methodist minister and political organizer Harry F. Ward.

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  1. "Lynd Ward." Authors and Artists for Young Adults. Vol. 80. Gale, 2009. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
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