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Richard Decker (born 1907),[1] a cartoonist and illustrator, studied at the Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art[1] and became famous for his cartoons published in The New Yorker[2].

He did illustrations for "Look" and the "Saturday Evening Post"[3] and did a number of advertisements for the "Philadelphia Evening Bulletin"[4].

Ben Yagoda has called Decker, along with Robert J. Day, "underrecognized New Yorker masters."[5]

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  • Topliss, Iain (2005). The comic worlds of Peter Arno, William Steig, Charles Addams, and Saul Steinberg. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 54, 60, 91, 320. ISBN 0-8018-8044-0. OCLC 56066386.  
  • Mankoff, Robert (2004). The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. pp. 7, 52, 55, 58, 59, 62, 67, 71, 76, 78, 90, 94, 102, 104, 118, 119, 120, 132- 33, 135, 139, 147, 151, 152, 160, 164, 168, 186, 187, 214, 219, 246, 255, 258, 263, 268(2), 271, 283, 302, 307. ISBN 1-57912-322-8. OCLC 55109076.  

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