Veber, Jean (1868-1928) by Scholes, Robert

Jean Veber (1868 – 1928) He was born in Paris, where he studied with and then at l’école des Beaux-Arts with and . He showed his work at the Salon from 1890 to 1897, when his caricature of Bismarck as a butcher was withdrawn due to protests, after which he joined the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, becoming its secretary in 1901. In that year he greeted the coronation of Edward VII with an image of his face on the bare bottom of a leering Brittania. Maillol Delauney Cabanel He was known best as a caricaturist, woking on , ,, ,and , sometimes collaborating with his brother, under the name of “Les Vébers.” He became one of the great lithographers of his time, receiving the Légion d’honneur in 1907. Le Rire l’ Assiette au Beurre Lectures pour tous Gil Blas l’Illustration

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