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Alphonse Allais Caricatured (4)

April 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Our final gallery of caricatures begins with one by André Rouveyre.

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Jean Veber, who drew a number of portraits of Allais, chose to portray him as a horse in this sketch.  At least, I think that’s a horse.

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The playwright Sacha Guitry, who had the unfortunate experience of trying to write a play with Allais, made this sketch:

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As well as this one.

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And, to finish off, another cover by Siné.

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And let me remind you that my illustrated translations of Allais, Captain Cap Volume 1 and Volume 2, are available from Black Scat Books.

(Posted by Doug Skinner)

Tags: Alphonse Allais · Cartoons · Literature

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