Thomas Victor Hall

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Thomas Victor Hall [1] (T. Victor Hall; May 30, 1879 – 1965) was an American illustrator, painter and sculptor.

Biography[edit]

Hall was born in Rising Sun, Indiana, 1879. He attended the Cincinnati Art Academy in the early 1900s where he studied with Frank Duveneck. Later he moved to [2] Peekskill, New York and pursued a career as an illustrator. In 1919 he joined Louis C. Pedlar, Inc. Pedlar initiated the Art Director's Club in 1920.[3] Hall's work appeared in many magazines and books of the day, including the St. Nicholas magazine, The Argosy and The Youth's Companion Magazine.[4] Thomas Victor Hall's illustrations also appeared in All-Story Weekly', of which the most noteworthy is a series for Edgar Rice Burroughs' At The Earth's Core. .[5]

Hall was well known as a war illustrator. Robert Rotter and T. Victor Hall illustrated a book, written by various authors, The Best 100 True Stories Of World War II,[6] H. Wise & Co., Inc. 1945. He published his own book in 1934, Pitman Publishing Corporation titled First Steps in Pictorial Composition [7] Hall continued to work and show in New York throughout the 20th century.[8] He died in 1965.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary - Mary Sayre Haverstock, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, Brian L. Meggitt, Jeffrey Weidman, Oberlin College. Library - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Tom Hall - Artist, Fine Art, Auction Records, Prices, Biography for Tom Victor Hall". Askart.com. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  3. ^ "Art Directors Club / Our History". Adcglobal.org. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  4. ^ "Artists". Philsp.com. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  5. ^ von Horst, David Critchfield,Dave Critchfield. "At the Earth's Core". Bouncepage.com. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  6. ^ "Brief Record (Library of Congress Online Catalog)". Catalog.loc.gov. 2008-01-29. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  7. ^ "Brief Record (Library of Congress Online Catalog)". Catalog.loc.gov. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  8. ^ "ART - EXHIBITIONS OF PAINTINGS - View Article - NYTimes.com". New York Times. 1921-03-13. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 

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