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CHOUBRAC, Léon (1847 - 1885), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHOUBRAC, Léon (1847 - 1885), Draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 November 1847, in Paris; died 5 April 1885, in Paris.


A noted poster artist, and brother of Alfred Choubrac. Léon was self-taught, and began his career contributing humourous drawings to the journal Titi, the Chat Noir and a booklet entitled Their Bodies Drive Them Wild (Folles de leur corps), for which he also provided a cover illustration.

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