from Fillette, by Rolno

Rolno was an early French comics artist, who began his career at the publishing house Offenstadt in 1912. He contributed to La Vie en Culotte Rouge and Le Régiment and made comics for Fillette, including 'Les Aventures de la Princesse Olga et de Nadia la Paysanne', 'Fleur d'Automne', 'La Harpe qui Pleure', 'La Belle Légende de l'Oiseau Phénix' and 'La Maison de la Forêt'. After World War I, he drew for Parisiana and Le Pêle-Mêle.

Fillette frontpage, by RolnoFillette frontpage, by Rolno

He worked mainly as a press illustrator, but remained at Offenstadt as well, illustrating for the Almanach du Petit Illustré. In the early 1920s, he published several albums in the collection 'Histoires en Images' by SPE, including 'L'Aveugle de Saint-Paul' and 'Le Châtiment du Fanatique'. In 1927, he published an album in the collection 'Beaux Contes de Fee' at SPE ('L'Ecuyer du Roi Othon'). In 1932-33, he illustrated 'Le Couloir de Lumière' in L'Intrépide.

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