Comme on avait le roi ote. Leon s’est dit: “J’vas l’remplacer”. Ah! Qu’il aurait de l’allure, Daudet roture, Qu’il serait beau En perruque, arme d’un gratte-dos – “Like we had king ote. Leon said to himself: “I’m going to replace him”. Ah! That he would have allure, Daudet roture, That he would be handsome In a wig, armed with a back scratcher”


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This limited edition pochoir caricature is from Jean Jeannet’s Vedettes. The work was published in Paris by Pierre Johanet in 1934. The work was limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 3. The pochoirs are superbly colorful and are a heavy stencil style similar to watercolor.

The illustrations or caricatures are mostly French actors or celebrities, but does include Mahatma Gandhi and Adolf Hitler. Also featured in the work were Josephine Baker, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Paul Reynaudand, Sacha Guitry, and Fritz Lang.

The board was signed by the editor and the bookplate reads “tire specialement pour M. Henri Grillot” or “drawn especially for Mr. Henri Grillot.” There was a foreward writted by Robert Hesmot.

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