Full name: Siegfried Joseph Charoux (Buchta-, Charous-)
Other name(s): Chat Roux
Born: November 15, 1896 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Died: April 26, 1967 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions
Siegfried Charoux, a sculptor, painter, draftsman and caricaturist, was born in Vienna, of French origin. He was born under the name Buchta (his mother's name), then he called himself Charous (maiden name of his mother) and took the stage name "Charoux" (the caricatured name was from "Chat Roux") after his marriage to Margaret Treibl in 1926. From 1924-28 he worked as a cartoonist for the Arbeiter-Zeitung under that pseudonym. In World War I, his right hand was injured, but healed completely after surgery. He first attended acting school, then studied sculpture in Vienna. As a politically left-leaning artist, he had to immigrate to London in 1935. In 1946 he was naturalized. Stylistically, his work is attributable to expressionism, which also applied to his painting. In 1978, the Charoux museum was opened in Langenzersdorf (Austria).
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