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Illustrator and novelist George du Maurier was born on March 6, 1834 in Paris. He studied art in France and Germany before moving to London where he established himself as an illustrator. His work appeared in the Cornhill Magazine and the Illustrated Times and in 1864 he joined the staff of Punch. He also wrote and illustrated three novels, including the best-selling Trilby. He died in 1896.