Фюксел Франц / Fuchsel Franz

Карикатурист, иллюстратор


Родился 16-го сентября 1927-го года в Дании. Рисовал под псевдонимом Skaerbaek. Стал широко известным около 1955-го, когда работал в команде с Quist и Holbaek. Они создали новый тип газетной карикатуры и хотя у них был разный стиль, они очень хорошо дополняли друг друга.


Издавая карикатуры по всей Европе, его работы часто появлялись и в американских изданиях. Также он делал иллюстрации акварелью, или маслом. Его попытки, как комиксиста не имели большого успеха.


Кроме карикатурных колонок его рисунки являлись как весёлые иллюстрации объявлений, брошюр и книжных обложек.



Danish cartoonist born in Skaerbaek, Denmark, on September 16, 1927. Fuchsel, who also draws under the pen name “Skaerbaek”, became widely known around 1955 when he was part of a team and shared a drawing office with cartoonists Quist and Holbaek. They created a new type of newspaper cartoon and, though having different styles of artwork, they complemented each other extremely well.


Fuchsel, who sells his cartoons throughout Europe and frequently is seen in American media, has a “realistic”, only slightly caricatured style. He is a master of all cartooning special effects, from thin-line to broad brushstrokes – and also does full-page illustrations in watercolors and oil. His several tries as a comic strip artist (Barbarossa) were without much success.


His humor is often centered around classic topics – desert islands, problems with in-laws, etc. – but he is most outstanding when he takes four drawings and works with an often trivial, everyday topic to present a brand-new and funny angle. Outside the cartoon columns, his drawings appear as funny illustrations to ads, as eve-catchers in brochures and on book covers.



the World Encyclopedia of Cartoons 1981


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