THE COMIC ART OF JOSEPH HÉMARD: Acknowledgments & Suggested Reading

October 9, 2012

We thank the following people for their help in organizing and mounting this exhibit:

  • Shana Jackson

    Lillian Goldman Law Library

  • Liliane McClenning

    Lillian Goldman Law Library

  • Emma Molina Widener

    Adjunct Lecturer, Southern Connecticut State University


Hémard, Joseph. Joseph Hémard: A Short Autobiography. Paris: H. Babou & J. Kahane; New York: Brentano’s, 1929. “With a critical study by Marcel Valotaire, and a portrait of Hémard by Joseph Hémard.” “Bibliography of books illustrated by Joseph Hémard”: p. 41-[43].

Joseph Hémard” (Lambiek Comiclopedia).

Joseph Hémard” (Wikipedia).

Joseph Hémard. This website, in French, features a detailed timeline of  Hémard’s life, photos of Hémard, a bibliography of 125 books illustrated by  Hémard, and examples of Hémard’s paintings.

Katz, Farley P. “The Art of Taxation: Joseph Hémard’s Illustrated Tax Code”, Tax Lawyer 60:1 (Fall 2006), 163-172. Also available online.

Teissier-Ensminger, Anne. La fortune esthétique du Code civil des Français. Paris: Éditions La Mémoire du Droit, 2004.

Teissier-Ensminger, Anne. “La loi au figuré: trois illustrateurs du Code Pénal français.” In La Justice en images (Frédéric Chauvaud & Solange Vernois, eds. Paris: CREDHESS, 2004), 277-291.


Vibrant Visions: Pochoir Prints in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library

The Art of the Pochoir Book (University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library)

“ ‘And then I drew for books’: The Comic Art of Joseph Hémard,” curated by Farley P. Katz and Mike Widener, is on display Sept. 15 - Dec. 15, 2012, in the Rare Book Exhibition Gallery, Level L2, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School.

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