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HIRSCHFELD, Al (1903 - 2003), Caricaturist, newspaper cartoonist, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HIRSCHFELD, Al (1903 - 2003), Caricaturist, newspaper cartoonist, lithographer

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 21 June 1903, in St Louis (Missouri); died 20 January 2003, in New York.

Caricaturist, newspaper cartoonist, lithographer.

Al Hirschfeld studied drawing at the Art Students League, New York. Fascinated by the theatre from an early age, he started working for Goldwyn Pictures at the age of seventeen, making posters and portraits of comedians such as Laurel and Hardy, and

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