Rene Ben Sussan (born 1895 in Salonika) was an illustrator. He was active from the 1920s to the 1960s. His most widely seen works are his illustrations for the various "Limited Editions Club" and "Heritage Press" series of small print runs of handmade and hand-bound books.
He did the illustrations for:
Volpone, or the Fox", by Ben Jonson in 1952
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac, Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage with an introduction by Richard Aldington and illustrations by René ben Sussan. London 1960
The Cid, translated by Robert Southey, Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan 1958
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan, Limited Editions Club, 1939
Sheridan's Plays by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan, Heritage Press, 1956
The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan, Limited Editions Club, 1953. Etchings hand-colored.
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan, Limited Editions Club 1934. Etchings hand-illustrated.
Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, Limited Editions Club, 1948. 1st thus illustrated by Rene ben Sussan. 4to, hand-colored illustrations
Les Soeurs Hortensias par Henri Duvernois, Le Livre de Demain, Arthème Fayard, Paris, 1941, illustré par R. Ben Sussan, 31 bois originaux
Famous quotes containing the word ben:
“Mrs. Robinson, youre trying to seduce me. Arent you?”
—Calder Willingham, screenwriter, Buck Henry, screenwriter, and Mike Nichols. Ben Braddock (Dustin Hoffman)