Famous Ferdinand the Bull Tattoos
Elliott Smith is one of the many celebrities with a Ferdinand the Bull tattoo. The tattoo can be seen on Elliott Smith’s upper arm. It can also be seen on his record Either/Or. The tattoo was inspired from Munro Leaf’s book. The first cartoon adaptation of the story was made in 1938, and it won the Academy Award for Best Short Subject. It was directed by Carlos Saldanha. A 3D computer-animated film adaptation was released in 2017. It was nominated at the 90th Academy Awards for Best Animated Film.
Lena Dunham has a tattoo of an illustration from the children’s book “The Story of Ferdinand” on her chest. The story tells the story of a bull who prefers to sit and smell the flowers than fight. Ferdinand is shown in the tattoo sitting under a tree amongst a field full of flowers.