Eyvind Earle was an American author and illustrator. Eyvind Earle was born in Manhattan, New York in the year 1916. The artist was renown as an animator and creator of background for Disney.
The artist and his family relocated to Hollywood, California in 1918.
The artist began painting at the age of 10. He had his first solo exhibition when he was 14 years in Paris, France.
Price range information: The artist worked in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pencil, sculptures, and printmaking. Prices range from $1,000 to $10,000.
Earle was one of the main background artists for many iconic Disney movies including Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and Lady and the Tramp.
The artist also designed many greeting over his lengthy career.
Below a montage of works by Eyvind Earle:
Eyvind Earle passed away in 2000 from complications due to cancer. He was 84 years of age.
Works by the artist can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City and the Phoenix Art Museum.
Disney artists have always provided me with inspiration to improve my art skills. From my childhood days of the nine old men, and Sunday evenings watching the wonderful world of Disney, I have always been fascinated and impressed with their body of work!