Lengren Zbignev

02.02.1919 - 01.10.2003

Graphic, cartoonist, illustrator, comicist, writer

Was a Polish cartoonist, caricaturist, and illustrator, of Swedish descent. He was awarded the «Order of Smile» amongst other, numerous awards. His most famous creation is Professor Filutek, who appeared once a week on the last page of Przekrój magazine, together with his dog Filuś, for over 50 years, a record run in Polish comics. Lengren was also a writer, especially of poems for children.

Monument to Filuś guarding his master’s belongings at the Old Town Market in Toruń, Poland
In 1947, whilst a Fine Arts student of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, he won a competition to design the Super Ex Libris for the University Library.  The design is still in use today.

 

 


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