Edmund Dulac, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Edmund Dulac

French-born British illustrator and stamp designer

Date of Birth: 22-Oct-1882

Place of Birth: Toulouse, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 25-May-1953

Profession: illustrator, painter, postage stamp designer

Nationality: France, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Edmund Dulac

  • Edmund Dulac (born Edmond Dulac; 22 October 1882 – 25 May 1953) was a French British naturalised magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer.
  • Born in Toulouse he studied law but later turned to the study of art at the École des Beaux-Arts.
  • He moved to London early in the 20th century and in 1905 received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters.
  • During World War I, Dulac produced relief books and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures.
  • He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.

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