Étienne Carjat  

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Étienne Carjat (born in Fareins, Ain, on 28 March 1828 and died in Paris on 19 March 1906), was a French journalist, caricaturist and photographer. He co-founded the magazine, Le Diogène, and founded the review, Le Boulevard. He is best known for his numerous portraits and caricatures of political, literary and artistic figures of 19th century France. His best known work is the iconic portrait of Arthur Rimbaud which he took in October 1871.

List of photographs


  • Croquis biographiques (1858)
  • Les Mouches vertes, satire (1868)
  • Peuple, prends garde à toi ! Satire électorale (1875)
  • Artiste et citoyen, poésies, précédées d'une lettre de Victor Hugo (1883)

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