Édouard-Henri Avril (1849 - 1928)
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French painter and commercial artist. Under the pseudonym Paul Avril, he was an illustrator of erotic literature. His career saw collaboration with influential writers such as Octave Uzanne, Henry Spencer Ashbee and Friedrich Karl Forberg.
Born: 21 May 1849 in Algiers
Died: 28 July 1928