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Fritz Busse

b. 1903

Fritz Busse, a well-known German illustrator, studied in Hamburg and later in Munich with Hans Hofmann. Busse worked as a graphic artist and illustrator for a variety of German publishers producing anumber of highly-regarded illustrations. In the 1950s Busse was commissioned to create illustrations of American cities which were reproduced in books such as Washington: City on the Potomac; New York, City on Many Waters; New Orleans, The Crescent City; and Boston: Cradel of Liberty. Busse's illustrations were also published for several Reader's Digest covers.

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Fritz Busse Illustration
Water Lilies and Goldfish
Reader's Digest Cover, June 1962

Signed Lower Right
11.5" x 9.75"

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