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JARRY, Alfred (1873 - 1907), Draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JARRY, Alfred (1873 - 1907), Draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1873, in Laval (Mayenne); died 1907, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, illustrator.

Alfred Jarry, the well-known writer who created the character of Le Père Ubu, also produced prints and paintings. His first wood engraving was This is the Centaur (c.1890). His engravings, made to illustrate his writings, show the influence of Gauguin and the Post-Impressionist Nabis. He

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