When the renowned French illustrator and caricaturist Albert Dubout puts his
pen to papar to sketch his feline companiors, he depicts his cats as we all know
them: cats in multitudes and cats all alone, cats in mischief and cats at rest,
cats with their kittens and cats in love, cats on the prowl and cats at their
Dubout Albert (1905-1976) is well known as a humorous artist, cartoonist and
illustrator of books. After studying at the School of Fine Arts in Montpellier,
he moved 1924 to Paris. His talent was quickly recognized and he found
contact to publishers in France and abroad. In 1936 he illustrated three books
of Rabelais and the books by Marcel Pagnol. He worked for many well known
magazines and journals and created movie and theater posters and stage designs.
In 1992 a museum about Dubout was dedicated in Palavas-les-Flots.