Study for cartoon – Siné

Pen on tracing paper

9.5 x 13.3cm

In it’s final form this cartoon was published in issue 3 of the journal Action – on 21 May 1968, as below:

The text translates as: ”Take the photos of those two Enragés away from me!”.

The speaker is Waldeck Rochet – the General Secretary of the French Communist Party. “Enragé” was used a designation for ultra-leftists during May 1968, in reference to a radical leftist group from the French Revolution.

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