Balthasar Kłossowski de Rola was of Polish parents living in Paris where he was born on 29th February 1908
He was a modern artist, not much was known about him.
Bathus died in Switzerland on 18th February 2001
Sir John Tenniel was born in London on 28th February 1820
He worked for 50 years on the Punch magazine and did the illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s adventures in wonderland.
Sir John died in London on 25th February 1914
James Dickson Innes was born in Llanelli Wales on 27th February 1887
He mainly painted landscapes and mountains, unfortunately he died of TB at the age of 27.
James died in a nursing home in Swanley Kent on 22nd August 1914
Joaquin Sorolla Y Bastida was born in Valencia on 27th February 1863
He liked to paint sunlight paintings, unfortunately he suffered a massive stroke in 1920.
Joaquin Sorrolla died in Madrid on 10th August 1923.
Frederick Bean Avery (TEX) was born in Texus on 26th February 1908
He was an animator and cartoonist and invented Bugs bunny along with many of our favourite cartoons.
Tex died of liver cancer in California on 26th August 1980.