ABOUT ANTONIO FRASCONI

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Antonio Frasconi

1919-2013

Antonio Frasconi has been recognized as one of the foremost printmakers and masters of the woodcut medium. Born in Uruguay, he came to the United States in 1943 and had his first exhibition in 1948. He has written and illustrated numerous children's books, visually captured Walt Whitman's poetry in an award winning short film, and graphically interpreted many writers of our time. He is known for his compassionate renderings of common laborers and victims of political injustice and his sense of humor and wit.

WORKS BY FRASCONI ANTONIO