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JEANJEAN, Marcel (<i>born</i> 1893), Painter, humorist artist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JEANJEAN, Marcel (born 1893), Painter, humorist artist, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 31 January 1893, in Sète.

Painter, humorist artist, illustrator.

In 1915, during World War I, Marcel Jeanjean created the first newspaper of the trenches, Other Ranks' Rag (Le Canard poilu). In 1919, he published a book of pictures, Wearing the Cockade (Sous les cocardes), reissued in 1964. He collaborated on an illustrated edition of the complete works of

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