Punch Cartoon Art - Punch Almanack 1960 - Michael Ffolkes (Brian Davis) (1960) - Framed Picture - 11" x 14"
Michael Ffolkes (Brian Davis) was a British illustrator and cartoonist most famous for his work on the Peter Simple column in The Daily Telegraph. He also worked for Punch and Playboy.
In 1942 sold his first drawing to Punch, signing it "brian". He went on to study painting at the Chelsea School of Art and later adopted "Michael Ffolkes" as his artistic name, becoming a professional cartoonist in 1949. In 1955, Ffolkes began to illustrate the "Way of the World" column in the Daily Telegraph. In 1961, he began illustrating Punch film reviews, and later its covers.
Ffolkes contributed to such newspapers and magazines as Strand, Lilliput, the Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, the Sunday Telegraph, Playboy, Private Eye, the New Yorker, the Reader's Digest, Krokodil, and Esquire