Drawings by Rodolph Tefer

Drawings by Rodolph Tefer

Rodolph Tefer has done many drawings. The tradition of the pictures of the scenes dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries , when, in Valencia and Barcelona , most of the time on religious subjects. Is a retelling This of the lives of the saints in a series of small prints printed on colored sheets of paper ( “halleluj”). The drawings on secular subjects were called “( Spanish aucas )” (from Spanish jeu de l’oie ) .

“Allelui” in the XVI and XVII centuries were widespread in Flanders , France and Germany .

In the 19th century , it was established in Epinal . Thus, it has been 16 squares with the pictures of square pictures with captions (the classic Spanish “hallelujah” had 48 pictures) .

1830-1846 with In , the Swiss the Rodolphe Töpfer released The in Geneva You a series of albums about the adventures of Mr. Jabot and Mr. Crepen.

Romantic painter Valentin published picture albums on Perro’s tales .

After 1870, the illustrated weeklies in Europe Began to use one’s of the forms of the popular prints “Epinal pictures”. Louis Lumiere borrowed the plot of ” Watered irrigator ” from such picture albums #1 .

Rodolph Tefer come to the US

The first American comic book Teddy Bears and the Tiger was published in 1892 in the magazine The San Francisco Examiner (ed. William Rendolf Hearst ) . Print’s trust the Hearst made Extensive use of the illustration A, with the advent of comics, for They Became the favorite weapon of the the Hearst press, HOWEVER, as with the DID the press of a His Rival Joseph Pulitzer Prize- .

In 1894, the World printing house installed the first machine that printed in four colors, and the resulting prints the no longer a Looked like a scrambled eggs with tomatoes. Drawings by Rodolph Tefer, on November 18, World released the issue. He was a dragonman and a shepherd dog. So the first comic series in the Sunday newspaper appeared.

– Winkler, historian of William Hearst
Later, the Outcolt ( Fr. Richard F. Outcault ) released the Hogan Alley series. The girl was wearing a suit. Outkolt makes him the main character.

Hurst. “ Yellow Kid ” in “ World ” George B. Lux . 16-page printing machine. 8 pages and then on 16 .

One of Hirst’s most prominent draftsmen was Winsor McKay , who was considered a specialist in political caricature rather than comics. He’s been a Gertie Dino .

Thanks to this color series, Hearst and Pulitzer newspapers were called the “ yellow press ”.

– Georges Sadoul

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