Walt Reed

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Walt Reed
Born 1917
Died 2015
Occupation art historian, writer
Subject illustration
Notable works The Illustrator in America, 1860-2000

Walt Reed (1917-2005) [1] was an art historian and author of books on illustration. He was the author of several works on illustration and illustrators including Harold von Schmidt, John Clymer, and Joseph Clement Coll. In 1974, he founded the gallery Illustration House in Westport, Connecticut. His book on Coll, The Magic Pen of Joseph Clement Coll, was published by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in 1978.


  • "Illustration House". Retrieved 2008-05-15. 
  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 324. 
  1. ^ https://www.nrm.org/2015/03/walt-reed-1917-2015/