Howard Pyle





Howard Pyle


Born
in Wilmington, Delaware, The United States
March 05, 1853

Died
November 09, 1911

Genre


Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people.

During 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University), and after 1900 he founded his own school of art and illustration named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The term Brandywine School was later applied to the illustration artists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region by Pitz. Some of his more famous students were N. C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Elenore Abbott, Ethel Franklin Betts, Anna Whelan Betts, Harvey Dunn, Clyde O. DeLand, Philip R. Goodwin, Violet Oakley, Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle, Olive Rush, Allen Tupper True, and Jessie Willcox Smith.

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More books by Howard Pyle…
“Will you come with me, sweet Reader? I thank you. Give me your hand.”
Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

“He who jumps for the moon and gets it not leaps higher than he who stoops for a penny in the mud.”
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“So passed the seasons then, so they pass now, and so they will pass in time to come, while we come and go like leaves of the tree that fall and are soon forgotten.”
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Othello by William Shakespeare, 1603, 314 pages
 
  50 votes, 15.4%

Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell, 1848, 437 pages
 
  41 votes, 12.7%

 
  34 votes, 10.5%

 
  34 votes, 10.5%

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, 1862, 244 pages
 
  30 votes, 9.3%

 
  24 votes, 7.4%

 
  22 votes, 6.8%

Hunger by Knut Hamsun, 1890, 134 pages
 
  20 votes, 6.2%

 
  15 votes, 4.6%

The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, 1353, 909 pages
 
  13 votes, 4.0%

A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe, 1790, 256 pages
 
  13 votes, 4.0%

 
  13 votes, 4.0%

 
  12 votes, 3.7%

 
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