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PHILIPON, Charles (1806 - 1862), Draughtsman, lithographer, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PHILIPON, Charles (1806 - 1862), Draughtsman, lithographer, caricaturist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 April 1806, in Lyons; died 25 January 1862, in Paris.

Draughtsman, lithographer, caricaturist.

Charles Philipon was a pupil of Gros. He worked mainly as a caricaturist and founded a succession of satirical magazines: Caricature (Le Caricature), The Charivari (Le Charivari), The Robert-Macaire (Le Robert-Macaire) with Daumier; The Laughter Gallery (Le Musée pour

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