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John Hassall (1868-1948)

Cartoonist, illustrator, designer, painter and teacher, born in Walmer, Kent. He was the father of the artist Joan Hassall and the writer Christopher Hassall. After education in England and Germany, and twice failing to gain a commission at Sandhurst, he emigrated to Manitoba, Canada, where he farmed. In the early 1890s, after some success contributing sketches to The Graphic, he moved back to Europe, studying art in Antwerp, then enrolling at the Academie Julian in Paris. Returning to England in the mid 1890s Hassall became a popular cartoonist and one of the most celebrated poster designers of his generation (his designs Included the well-known advertisement "Skegness Is so bracing."). Hassall illustrated numerous books (especially for Blackie and Co.) and periodicals such as The Idler, London Opinion, Pearson's Magazine and The Tatler. For many years he ran his own school of art, the New Art School and School of Poster Design. He was

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The Animals Went in Two by Two
John Hassall
The Animals Went in Two by Two  For sale
£8750
The original design for Tom Tom the...
John Hassall
The original design for Tom Tom the...  For sale
£1820
The original design for Tom Tom The...
John Hassall
The original design for Tom Tom The...  For sale
£1600
DAWN, July 12th 1917
John Hassall
DAWN, July 12th 1917  Sold 
Parade of children with toys, set of 6
John Hassall
Parade of children with toys, set of 6  Sold 
Noon
John Hassall
Noon  Sold 
Night, circa 1900
John Hassall
Night, circa 1900  Sold 
Morning, circa 1900
John Hassall
Morning, circa 1900  Sold 
The British Empire, circa 1900
John Hassall
The British Empire, circa 1900  Sold 
The Babes in the Wood, circa 1900
John Hassall
The Babes in the Wood, circa 1900  Sold