Winthrop Neilson, American (1907 – 1987)

Winthrop Neilson

Winthrop Neilson started painting in his twenties while biking through Southern France with a paint box on his back. While visiting Rome he came up with his linear style. He lived in Buck Hill Falls, PA and for fifteen years at the National Arts Club in New York City. He was not only a painter but a writer.

A great illustrator of children's books in the 1950s.

Notable books of his illustrations include:
Great Events in the the Life of Theodore Roosevelt (1953)

He was a writer as well with his wife Frances.
Notable Books by Winthrop Neilson:
The Woman Who Loved Paul: A Novel by Winthrop & Frances Neilson
The Ring & The River by Winthrop Neilson
What's News? Dow Jones: Story of the Wall Street Journal by Winthrop & Frances Neilson
Dusty for Speed! by Winthrop & Frances Neilson
Verdict for the Doctor: The Case of Benjamin Rush by Winthrop Neilson
Edge of Greatness by Winthrop Neilson
Benjamin Franklin Real People by Winthrop & Frances Neilson

A member of the Society of American Artists.

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