Dick Bruna, Netherlands

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Design work by Dick Bruna

    Dick Bruna, Netherlands (1978)

    Dick Bruna (born August 23, 1927 in Utrecht) was a Dutch artist, illustrator and graphic designer. He started illustrating and designing book covers, posters and promotional materials for his father's...

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    Dick Bruna, Netherlands (1978)



    De Appel


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    Snuffie en de brand


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    Nijntje en Nina


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    Boris de piloot


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    This is a very small selection of Dick Bruna's publications. During his career he created a total of 124 original books.



    Dick Bruna. Artist


    Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

    Dick Bruna Retrospective


    Centre Pompidou, Paris

    Permanent collection

    Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

    Permanent collection

    Centraal Museum, Utrecht

    Many temporary exhibitions featuring the work of Dick Bruna are held every year, especially in Japan, where there is great interest in his work.


    • Mercis bv

      1971 – 2011

    • A.W. Bruna & Zoon

      1951 – 1971


    • 2016

    Max Velthuijs Prize for his entire oeuvre
    • 2001

    Knight Commander in the Order of the Lion by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
    • 1997

    Silver Slate Award for the text in ‘Dear grandma bunny’
    • 1996

    Silver Brush Award for the illustrations in ‘Miffy in the tent’
    • 1990

    Golden Brush Award for the illustrations in ‘Boris Bear’
    • 1983

    Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands