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About Ed Vebell

Ed Vebell

 1921

Edward Vebell (born May 25, 1921) is an American fencer and illustrator. He competed in the individual (semi-finalist) and team épée events at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Vebell was elected to the US Fencing Hall of Fame in April, 2014. As a professional illustrator and artist, his commissions include work for the United States Postal Service. He also executed commissions for many periodicals, including a long run as Reader's Digest's most popular illustrator. Vebell was a staff artist for Stars & Stripes during World War II, as well as the official courtroom artist for the Nuremberg war trials. He also worked with Sports Illustrated to create figurative images of players.

Artwork by Ed Vebell