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CHRISTOPHE, Franz (<i>born</i> 1875), Draughtsman, engraver, poster artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHRISTOPHE, Franz (born 1875), Draughtsman, engraver, poster artist

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 23 September 1875, in Vienna.

Draughtsman, engraver, poster artist.


Franz Christophe came from a French family. He lived in Munich initially, and then in Berlin. He worked on numerous magazines, such as Jugend, Simplicissimus, Narrenschiff and Lustige Blätter. He also illustrated several books, including: Einer Mutter Sohn by C. Viebig (Berlin, 1906); Sizilianische Bauerngeschichten

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