Al Hirschfeld – Great Caricatures

January 4, 2009

Al Hirschfeld with daughter Nina - 1961 (Image LIFE Archive)

Al Hirschfeld with daughter Nina - 1961 (Image LIFE Archive)

Al Hirschfeld was an American cartoonist known for his amazing caricature portraits of celebrities.  Hirschfeld also liked to hide the name of his daughter “Nina” in his cartoons.  Below are a small selection of some of my favorites.

TV Guide cover from November 3, 1956 featuring Edward R. Murrow

TV Guide cover from November 3, 1956 featuring Edward R. Murrow

Rod Serling

Rod Serling

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

The Marx Brothers

The Marx Brothers

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

John Lennon

John Lennon

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One Response to “Al Hirschfeld – Great Caricatures”

  1. combinator said

    Navigated to here from the Hirschfeld image of John Lennon at the Statue of Liberty. Very nicely done site!

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