Sem Caricature 1913: Madame d’Artex dancing with Lise Radoline
Ray Batchelor writes:
“The caricaturist, Georges Gousat, better known as “Sem”, was famous for savagely satirising French society. In 1913, he published Tangoville sur Mer, a book of cartoons based on what he saw (or what he imagined) while on a trip to the fashionable resort at Deauville. In among the famous figures shown dancing tango were three same-sex couples including this one: Madame d’Artex dancing with Lise Radoline. I have been able to find out nothing about them.
The image shown here is a detail from a page which also included another same-sex couple, Felix Mayol with his arms around the equally famous, more robust music hall star, Dramen.”
The complete book can be downloaded here: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b52501948b/f1.image
What do you believe the copyright status of this image to be?
Ray Batchelor believes: “The image is out of copyright.”
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