Edmund Dulac Papers
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Biographical / Historical Note

Dulac was an illustrator, caricaturist, decorator, portrait and landscape painter. He was born at Toulouse on 22nd October 1882 and was educated at the University of Toulouse. He then studied at Toulouse Art School for three years and at the Académie Julian in Paris for three weeks. He exhibited portraits at the Paris Salon 1904-05 and then mainly in London, and many of his works can be seen today in numerous public collections. He illustrated many books, including The Arabian Nights (1907), The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1909), Hans Andersen's Snow Queen and Other Tales (1912), Edmund Dulac's Fairybook (1916), and Treasure Island (1927).