John Tenniel Short Biography and Books
All of John Tenniel’s books, short biographies, and quotes have been published in a number of other places and have been reprinted in books and short bios of Alice in Wonderland prints for children. These books and quotes include several books which are illustrated by John Tenniel, the Library of Congress-celebrated artist, with quotes, links, notes, and more from the Alice in Wonderland literature.
There are also five photographs of John Tenniel taken by Garry Winogrand and one photograph by Andre Kertesz, and all are available as rare books or library editions from the Library of Congress. The author and illustrator of the book on the left, as well as other books, are noted in red. Photographs are listed chronologically.
This short biography about Tenniel appears in the 2020 edition of Alice in Wonderland prints for children, the same book. When it was published, Tenniel was senior curator of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In November 2020, he was named a curator emeritus.
On the right side of the photograph on the left, John Tenniel poses with the award, which is a Certificate of Excellence by the Visual Artists Guild. At left, John Tenniel is presented with the Medal of the National Council of Teachers of Art and Design. To the left of John Tenniel, Betsy Berens holds an award presented by the Board of Trustees, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Award for Creative Leadership. In the bottom corner of the photograph, Tim Davis holds the Bancroft Prize.
John Tenniel, born in 1937, is an internationally recognized artist and critic who studied art at the American Academy in Washington, D.C. Tenniel has published more than twenty books, photographs, books of poems, scripts, and letters, and essays on subjects that range from humanism to contemporary art. His most recent book, Springtime’s Endless Orchard, is an anthology of more than fifty essays on the work of Mary Cassatt, the famous American poet.
His short biography on the left can be found on John Tenniel’s official website and includes interviews with Alice in Wonderland prints for children. He is also listed on the Wikipedia page on John Tenniel.
“A Social History of Japanese Inventors” by John Tenniel. An illustrated version of this book is included in the Alice in Wonderland prints for children collection.
“Social Class of James Smithson and John Tenniel” by John Tenniel. One copy of this short biography is included in the Alice in Wonderland prints for children collection.
“Commentaries on Alice in Wonderland” by John Tenniel. A copy of this short biography is included in the Alice in Wonderland prints for children collection.
“New Age Essays” by John Tenniel. One copy of this short biography is included in the Alice in Wonderland prints for children collection.
“Art of Living” by John Tenniel. One copy of this short biography is included in the Alice in Wonderland prints for children collection.
These prints are wonderful gifts for children and adults. This book contains more than eighty short quotes by John Tenniel.