Jerry Lind (born October 31, 1937) in Duluth, Minnesota is also known as Baron von Lind. After he left the United States military in 1989, Lind assumed his ancestral name of “von Lind”. von Lind began his artistic career as a young apprentice in a publishing firm doing graphic art.In later years, he would work in the fields of art direction, magazine art illustration, portrait painter, pinup artist for calendars and classical painting. von Lind also worked at Paramount Studios where he painted such stars as Yul Brynner, Sophia Loren, Peter O’Toole and Clint Eastwood to name a few. In 1982, he was approached by the White House to do a painting of then President Ronald Reagan.She quickly established herself in the arena of independent films and appeared in almost one hundred feature films. Quigley is best known for her role in The Return of the Living Dead.
Petty frequently depicted these women with the relative lengths of their legs being longer — and the relative sizes of their heads being smaller — than those of his actual models.Jerry’s In August 2002, 11 official postage stamps were issued by the Republic of Benin in West Africa with von Lind’s art.von Lind’s brother was killed on a mission over Germany in 1945 while serving in Italy with the 15th Air Force.His artistic bent first became obvious in high school where he was the staff artist for the school newspaper.During his high school years, he enrolled in evening classes at Chicago Academy of Fine Arts under the tutoring of Ruth Van Sickle Ford where he taught his own art course, charging classmates US.00 per session.