Robert Houdin, the king of magicians
ISBN: 9782919372607
Publication: Jul. 2, 2016
48 pages
105 × 150 mm
Black and white drawings
FBP: 7.50 €

Robert Houdin, the king of magicians

Philippe Beau, Julie Joseph
Watchmaker, magician, scientist, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin is a phenomenon. In the 19th century, this genius inventor revolutionized magic. His mechanical automatons are real works of art and his Parisian theatre is a kingdom of wonders. Come and be let into the secrets of the greatest magician of all time…
  • Philippe Beau  has been a magician since the age of fourteen. Currently, he presents his magic and shadow puppet shows across the whole world, in China or in Las Vegas, for Cirque du Soleil or for the Crazy Horse of Paris. Directors and choreographers often call on him to work with them around shadows or magic.

  • Julie Joseph Julie Joseph is an illustrator and graphic artist. Also a collector, she places her finds of illustrations to put together short picture stories. She received her diploma in Graphic Communication from the ENSAV La Cambre in 2011, and lives and works in Brussels.

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