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EFFEL, Jean (1908 - 1982), Draughtsman, humorist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EFFEL, Jean (1908 - 1982), Draughtsman, humorist, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 February 1908, in Paris; died 11 October 1982, in Paris.

Draughtsman, humorist, illustrator.

Jean Effel began as a caricaturist of politicians. In the 1950s he worked on the Figaro Littéraire. Without abandoning politics, keeping 'Marianne' commenting on daily events, he enjoyed teasing the academies. Then with cheerful scepticism he brought God Himself, bearded and friendly, on stage, frequently

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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