Garth Williams

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Birthday
16, 1912
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 8, 1996 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1912
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 8, 1996 (84)

About

American artist and illustrator of children's books who illustrated children's novels such as Charlotte's Web and Little Stuart.

Before Fame

He studied architecture at a young age and worked as an architect's assistant.

Trivia

During the latter part of his life, he was part of a colony of expatriates in Marfil who built homes in the ruins of the silver mines of colonial Mexico.

Family Life

His father worked as a cartoonist for Punch, and his mother was a landscape painter.

Associated With

He illustrated Randall Jarrell's The Gingerbread Rabbit in 1964.