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FORTON, Louis (1879 - 1934), Draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORTON, Louis (1879 - 1934), Draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 March 1879, in Sées; died 1934.

Draughtsman, illustrator. Comic strips.

Louis Forton was the son of a horse dealer and worked as a stable boy and jockey. In 1907 his drawings for The Adventures of Séraphin Laricot (Les Aventures de Séraphin Laricot) were published, followed the next year by The Exploits of Isidore MacAron (Les Exploits d'Isidore

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