Monroe Reisman 1910 - 2004 Monroe Reisman was born in New York City on June 5, 1910, "Monie" as he was known, was a sports columnist and illustrator at the age of 19 for major New York newspapers and magazines. He attended Pratt Institute and the Art Students League at nights and became a well known illustrator for 20th Century Fox and other national accounts. He moved with his wife Fay, who predeceased him in 1993 and his two sons to Dallas, TX in 1948. There he did advertising illustrations for Dr. Pepper, Republic Bank and the award winning painting and promotion of the movie "The Ten Commandments". He became President of the Advertising Association of Dallas in 1954. He returned with his family to NY in 1967, becoming a highly regarded portrait painter and local art teacher . He died January 29, 2004 at the Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY at the age of 93. Provenience: received directly from the artist.
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