Léandre, Charles Lucien (1862-1934) by Scholes, Robert

Charles Lucien Léandre (1862 – 1934) French caricaturist and painter, was born at Champsecret, and studied painting under Blin and . From 1887 he figured among the exhibitors of the Salon, where he showed numerous portraits and genre pictures, but his popular fame was due to his comic drawings and caricatures. He did posters for cabarets, especially the Chat Noir, and for theatres, and drew for many of the comic magazines, such as , , , , and . Cabanel L’Illustration L’assiette au beurre Le Rire le Gaulois Le Figaro

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