George du Maurier: 20th century
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George du Maurier (1834-1896), illustrator and novelist. George du Maurier was born in Paris [and] studied art in France and Germany before moving to London where he established himself as an illustrator. His work appeared in the Cornhill Magazine and the Illustrated Times. In 1864 he joined the staff of Punch, where he became known as a gentle satirist of middle and upper-class society. He also wrote and illustrated three novels, Peter Ibbetson (1891), the best-selling, Trilby (1894) and The Martian (1897).
1900 AD - 1905 AD