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Lee, Alan

LC control no.n 77013918
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingLee, Alan
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Variant(s)Lee, Alan John
Associated countryGreat Britain
LocatedDevon (England)
Birth date1947-08-20
Place of birthLondon (England)
Field of activityIllustration of books Motion pictures
Profession or occupationIllustrators Motion picture set designers
Found inWatson, J. W. The Golden book of the mysterious, c1976 (a.e.) t.p. (Alan Lee, ill.)
Tolkien's ring, 1994: t.p. (Alan Lee) jkt. (b. 1947, Middlesex [England]; illustrator)
Brit. Lib. hdg.: (Lee, Alan, 1947-)
BL AL recd. 24 Oct. 1988 (Alan John Lee, born 20 Aug. 1947)
Alan Lee website, viewed October 24, 2019 (Alan Lee was born and raised in London, where he studied graphic art and design. Enchanted by myth and folklore from an early age, he gravitated toward the field of book illustration. He moved to Dartmoor in 1975. Alan is the main illustrator for the British fantasy author, J.R.R. Tolkien. He also works as a set designer on films such as Peter Jackson's film trilogy, The Lord of the Rings)
Not found inWW, 1977; Ill. of children's bks, 1958, 1968; Contemp. ill. of children's bks, 1930; Ill. of bks. for young people, 1975; WW 1983; Dict. of contemp. Amer. art, 1982; New York art ybk., 1976.
Associated languageeng