Tomie dePaola

Richard Michelson and Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola (September 15th, 1934 – March 30th, 2020)

Read Tomie dePaola obituary from the New York Times.

Thank you for the many requests inquiring about Tomie’s original artwork. The estate is no longer offering original artwork for sale. We occasionally receive work previously owned by clients and will continue to add those to our site, so if you are interested in Tomie’s work,  please check back often, and add your name to the mailing list here. The limited edition signed serigraphs are available now.

Tomie dePaola has written and/or illustrated over 270 books for children, and has been honored with numerous awards including the Newbery Honor Award, the Caldecott Honor Award, the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, and the New Hampshire Governor’s Arts Award of Living Treasure. His numerous titles include Strega Nona: An Old Story, The Art Lesson, Meet the Barkers, and 26 Fairmont Avenue.

Our collection features original pieces from dePaola’s numerous children’s books, as well as selections of rarely seen, unpublished illustrations, and other artwork. dePaola’s work is permanently on display at R.Michelson Galleries.

Read a MassLive article about Tomie de Paola