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Capdevila, Roser, 1939-

(Updated 11/01/2016)

Illustrator. Known for drawings of Les Tres Bessones, she dedicated herself to illustrations for children and young adults, creating humorous and cheerful drawings relating to everyday life. The animation of her drawings of Les Tres Bessones meant her work was disseminated worldwide, bringing her international recognition. She was awarded various distinctions, including the Serra d'Or award for illustration (1984 and 1985), the Illustration award of the Generalitat of Catalonia (1986); and she received, among others, the Creu de Sant Jordi (Saint George's Cross) (2004), the Premi Trajectòria del Gremi d’Editors (2005) and the Medalla d'Or de la Ciutat de Barcelona (2006). In 2011, she granted her artistic legacy, consisting of 3,000 documents, to the Biblioteca de Catalunya.

Roser Capdevila Collection in the Biblioteca de Catalunya

Donation of the Roser Capdevila Collection to the Biblioteca de Catalunya

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