On this day, July 29, 1971, Eric (Bertil Erik Karl) Lundgren died in Waldoboro, Maine. Born in Sweden, he immigrated to the U. S. and settled in Chicago. After studying art, Lundgren worked as a commercial artist in Chicago. In the early 1930s he was a cover artist for pulp magazines then he shifted to working for popular magazines. After service in WWII, Lundgren and his artist wife lived in Florida and worked for the Norton Gallery School of Art.