Art has become an international movement, a means of communication, and contributes to the thrill of finding God. Fritz Eichenberg’s 1952 pamphlet was reprinted in 1962 (cover shown above) and again in 1984.
About the Author(s)
Fritz Eichenberg, born in Cologne in 1901, emigrated to the United States in 1933 and became well known as an artist, educator, print maker, and illustrator of many important books for children and lovers of classics. His work includes interpretations of the works of Shakespeare, Swift, Poe, and the Brontes as well as of the great novels of Pushkin, Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky. More recently he has written a textbook on the Art of the Print. He has written and illustrated his own fables, Endangered Species, and a contemporary Dance of Death. He has taught for many years and chaired art departments at the Pratt Institute and other schools. He has received five honorary doctorates from various institutions of higher learning. His prints, mostly wood engravings, are in major collections here in the U.S. and abroad. He became a Quaker in 1940 and is now a member of Providence Friends Meeting in Rhode Island. His most recent Pendle Hill pamphlet is #257, Artist on the Witness Stand.
Pendle Hill Pamphlet #68