Ludwig Bemelmans


Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) moved from Italy to the United States in 1914 and became an illustrator for the New Yorker, Vogue, and other magazines. His book Madeline was published in 1939, and its sequel, Madeline’s Rescue, followed thirteen years later, winning the Caldecott Medal. His life and work are the subject of Ludwig Bemelmans, the critically praised title in the Illustrators series.