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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Catalan Satire and Humor

 
 
Catalan Satire and Humor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Catalan Satire and Humor Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)

En Homenatge
als homes
que en aquesta casa
donaren vida
al
«Cu-Cut!»
«En Patuffet»
i
El «Virolet»

-

(English translation:)

In tribute to the men in this building who gave life to "Cu-Cut!", "En Patuffet", and the "Virolet".
 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 41° 22.895′ N, 2° 10.406′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is on Carrer del Cardenal Casañas just north of Pla de la Boqueria, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer del Cardenal Casañas, 4 08002, Barcelona, Catalonia 08002, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carles Pi i Sunyer (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramon Bech i Taberner (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Miracle of Saint Joseph Oriol (about 90 meters away); Josep Puiggarí i Llobet (about 90 meters away); Joan Magriñà i Sanromà (about 120 meters away);

Catalan Satire and Humor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Catalan Satire and Humor Marker
Angel Guimerá (about 120 meters away); Maurici Serrahima i Bofill (about 120 meters away); Montserrat Caballé (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Regarding Catalan Satire and Humor. Of the three periodicals mentioned, Cu-Cut! was an satirical illustrated magazine published between 1902-1912, and "En Patuffet" was an illustrated children's magazine published between 1904 and 1938.
 
Also see . . .
1. ¡Cu-Cut! (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 16, 2019.)
2. En Patufet (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 16, 2019.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The cartoon that got Cu-Cut! burned image. Click for full size.
By Joan García Junceda i Supervia, Cu-Cut! (via Wikimedia Commons), November 23, 1905
3. The cartoon that got Cu-Cut! burned
Cu-Cut!'s satire was sharp enough to provoke some 300 Spanish army officers to storm its office and burn the place out after the magazine in November 1905 published this cartoon that was critical of the army.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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