Ed Zalmon (Edwin) Fisher
(1926 - 2013)
Ed Zalmon (Edwin) Fisher was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Ed Fisher is known for Magazine cartoons-New Yorker.
Biography Ed Zalmon (Edwin) Fisher
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
"Ed Fisher, New Yorker Cartoonist, Dies at 86"
By BRUCE WEBER
Published: April 8, 2013
Ed Fisher, whose culturally savvy cartoons, featured in The New Yorker for nearly 50 years, made wry sport of modern life, frequently matching images from history or folklore with captions in an up-to-date mode, died on Wednesday in Canaan, Conn. He was 86.
Mr. Fisher had advanced dementia; he learned he had Alzheimer's disease in 2000, his son, Mark, said.
An ancient history buff with a capacious memory and a keen observer of social behavior, Mr. Fisher created cartoons that managed to be erudite without being pretentious, requiring both a general recognition of
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