Genius by John Glashan

Scottish cartoonist John Glashan (born John McGlashan) studied painting at the Glasgow School of Art. He eventually settled in London, where he picked up cartooning and illustrating. He changed his name to Glashan and contributed cartoons to Lilliput, Harpers & Queen, Private Eye, Punch, Holiday, The New Yorker and various London newspapers. He is best-known for his colored 'Genius' cartoons, that appeared in The Observer Magazine between 1978 and 1983. Glashan also worked on a couple of humorous guidebooks with Jonathan Routh in the late 1960s. His work was collected in several books and anthologies. Glashan was also an illustrator, playwright and landscape painter.

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