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Appreciating Artist Anthony Ravielli

April 15, 2016

Anthony Ravielli was an artist for books, magazines, and advertising. I’ve found a couple examples of his paintings, but the vast majority of it is drawn in an engraving style that appears to be done on scratchboard.

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He worked for many years with Sports Illustrated, drawing “how-to” illustrations for a range of activities, such as golf, baseball, and fishing. Many of these were later collected into books that are prized possessions of lovers of these sports.

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He also illustrated many educational children’s books on subjects of science and biology.

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Ravielli passed away in 1997 at the age of 86.

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