Bransom Paul

1885–19.06.1979 Cartoonist, illustrator, comic artist Bransom Paul, american cartoonist and illustrator born in Washington, D.C., in 1885. Paul Bransom left school at 13 to work on technical drawings for the Patent Office. He enjoyed sketching at Washing­ton’s National Zoo, and his familiarity with the natural world led to his first work in cartooning. In 1903 […]

Brown Robert

1906-1996 Cartoonist Brown Robert,   American cartoonist born in Pennsylvania in 1906. Robert (“Bo”) Brown attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1928. He planned on a career as an attorney and was a law school student when the Saturday Evening Post accepted one of his drawings; he renounced forthwith the perquis­ites of the “Philadelphia […]

Braun Caspar

Cartoonist, woodcarver, publisher Braun Caspar, German cartoonist born in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, on August 13, 1807. Although Caspar Braun’s draftsmanship was never first-rate, his services to German humorous art as printer and pub­lisher as well as cartoonist are immeasurable. He studied art at the Munich Academy under Peter von Cornelius, the developer of so many graphic […]