François Desprez  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

François Desprez was a French artist, known for Les Songes Drolatiques de Pantagruel, ou sont contenues plusieurs figures de l’invention de maistre François Rabelais : & derniere oeuvre d’iceluy, pour la recreation des bons esprits[1] (1565, English: The Droll Dreams of Pantagruel, where are contained several characters created by M. Francois Rabelais: and the last work of same, for the recreation of good souls) , based on Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais. Salvador Dali was inspired by these illustrations to make his own version of them.

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