PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Six Authors Who Were Also Artists

By MIKE MADDEN
Multimedia Producer
Published: Aug 29, 2012

 

Who knew “Les Miserables” author Victor Hugo could paint? The Observer looks into the artistic and visually stimulating world of literature’s most well known authors who could paint and draw a thing or two. And we’re not talking about stick figures here; Rudyard Kipling astounds with pen and ink while Kurt Vonnegut sketches his initials into his own self portrait. Watch out, Van Gogh.