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ID: 500119115
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500119115

 

Record Type: Person
Wong, Tyrus (American painter, printmaker, 1910-2016)

Note: Chinese-born artist who studied at Otis Art Institute. He worked as a production illustrator in the film industry and was based in Sunland, California. He is best known for his watercolors and pastels of nature that provided the inspiration and working template for Walt Disney’s Bambi (1942).

Names:
Wong, Tyrus (preferred,V,index,LC)
Tyrus Wong (V,display)
Wong, Tyrus Yu (V)
Tyrus Yu Wong (V)
Wong Gen Yeo (V)
Wong Gaing Yoo (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Chinese
Asian-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
printmaker
lithographer
muralist
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Guangdong (Guangxi, China) (inhabited place)

Events:
immigration:   1921  Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wong, Tyrus (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, printmaker, 1910-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Tyrus Wong ........ [VP]
......................  Artforum [online] (2004-)
Tyrus Yu Wong ........ [VP]
...........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wong Gaing Yoo ........ [VP]
.............................  Fox, Tyrus Wong, New York Times (2016)
Wong Gen Yeo ........ [VP]
.........................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
Wong, Tyrus ........ [VP Preferred]
........................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
........................  Dunitz, Street Gallery (1993) 28
........................  Fox, Tyrus Wong, New York Times (2016)
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 96054918
Wong, Tyrus Yu ........ [VP]
.............................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 17 February 2004

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 17 February 2004
....................  Dunitz, Street Gallery (1993) 28
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n96054918
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n96054918
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
.......... Now Dig This! Hammer (2012) accessed 27 March 2018
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