(1898 - 1967)
George Dezayas was active/lived in New York / Mexico. George Dezayas is known for magazine illustration, caricatures, photography.
Biography George Dezayas
A Mexican-American magazine and newspaper illustrator, especially known for caricatures, George Dezayas worked for Colliers, Harper's Bazaar and the New York Herald Tribune. He was the son of Rafael de Zayas Enriquez (1848-1932), a lawyer and poet laureat of Mexico, who got crosswise philosophically with the Mexican government and its dictator, Porfirio Diaz. The Dezayas family was forced to flee, and they emigrated to New York City.
There, George's brother, Marius de Zayas (1880-1961), became a well-known caricature artist and art dealer. At the age of 16, George went to Paris to study art, and in 1919, had eleven of his caricatures published in Paris with the writings of food critic Maurice Edm
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