elvis’ golden caricatures volume 7 (elvis by hirschfeld)

Elvis caric Hirschberg 68 1500 crop

THE FIRST CARICATURE of Elvis Presley ap­peared in July 1956 in Col­lier’s mag­a­zine. The drawing was by the inim­itable Hirschfeld, and it was clean, simple, and ef­fec­tive. But it was a rather bland drawing, lacking the pizazz usu­ally as­so­ci­ated with his work—as if he wasn’t par­tic­u­larly in­ter­ested in his sub­ject. [Continue reading]