comic art by Eugene Zimmerman

Eugene Zimmerman was employed as a cartoonist with Puck Magazine where he was influenced by the work of Joseph Keppler. Later, he moved to The Judge where he worked with his close friend, Bernard Gillam. Zimmerman, who often signed with ZIM, was the developer of the grotesque school of caricature and one of the nation's most respected and original cartoonists of the late 19th century. ZIM also did formal portraiture, wrote newspaper and magazine articles, drew a newspaper comic strip, illustrated books, created a cartoonist correspondence course, and was the founder and first president of the American Association of Cartoonists and Caricaturists.

comic art by Eugene Zimmerman

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