Paolo Garretto was a famous Italian artists of the 1930s and 1940s. Specialized in caricatures, his first work appeared in the British Caricature of Today magazine in 1928. Later on, he was attached to the Italian satirical magazine Pasquino. One of his comic creations is 'L'Automata Tabù' (1932). He was recruited by the editor of the American Vanity Fair magazine to create covers featuring prominent personalities.