Charles (Chas-Laborde) Laborde
(1886 - 1941)
Charles (Chas-Laborde) Laborde was active/lived in France, Argentina. Charles Laborde is known for humor, satirical genre illustration, painting.
Biography Charles (Chas-Laborde) Laborde
Charles Laborde was born in1886 in Buenos Aires, Argentina of French parents. He called himself Chas-Laborde. He
was a pupil in Paris of Henri Royer and Marcel Baschet at l'Académie
Julian in Paris, and of William Bouguereau and Luc-Olivier Merson at
l'École des Beaux-Arts.
Laborde was one of the most well known
illustrators in France in the 1920's and 1930's. His works are
often compared to those of George Grosz. Both humorous and
satirical, they were often directed at the French upper classes.
His illustrations of street life in Paris convey the atmosphere of this city of diversity. Laborde illustrated many novelettes, magazines,
In the 1930's, Laborde traveled to New York, London,
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