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COHL, Émile (1857 - 1938), Draughtsman, illustrator, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COHL, Émile (1857 - 1938), Draughtsman, illustrator, caricaturist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1857, in Paris; died 1938, in Paris.

Draughtsman, illustrator, caricaturist. Animations.

Émile Cohl was a pupil of the caricaturist André Gill, whose style he imitated in his portraits of the rich and famous, drawn with outsize heads and puny bodies. He worked on periodicals such as Charivari, L'Hydropathe and La Caricature, and illustrated covers for

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