Cartoon by André François

André François was born as André Farkas in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary. He studied arts in Budapest and settled in Paris in 1934. He started out working with the poster artist Adolphe Cassandre. He later worked as a painter, sculptor and graphic designer, but also became known as a cartoonist. He published his often subtle cartoons in French left wing papers like Le Nouvel Observateur, before finding an international audience through publications in Punch (UK) and The New Yorker (USA). He has also illustrated several books by authors like Jacques Prévert.

He was an influence on Ronald SearleJean-Jacques SempéJules FeifferTomi UngererGalHugokéBenoîtJean-Louis LejeuneGerald Scarfe and Quentin Blake

Cartoon by André François

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