Sunday, May 19, 2019

Ralph Barton

Ralph Barton was an American artist popular in the nineteen twenties and best known for his cartoons and caricatures of celebrities, though he did do commercial work such as the face powder label, above.

Barton suffered from mental illness through out his adult life. On May 19, 1931, Barton lost his life to suicide. He was thirty nine years old.

Charles ('Charlie') Chaplin, forefront. Ralph Barton, rear.

Ralph Barton 
August 14, 1891 – May 19, 1931