Władysław Teodor "W.T." Benda was a Polish-American painter, illustrator, and designer. Starting in 1905, Benda was primarily a graphic artist. He illustrated books, short stories, advertising copy, and magazine covers for Collier's, McCall's, Ladies' Home Journal, Good Housekeeping, Theatre Magazine and many others. In his time he was as well known as Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth or Maxfield Parrish.