Over Xavier

Xavier Saint-Just pseud, of Georges Neczpal (age unknown) was a 20th-century French artist, painter and illustrator. He illustrated ads for many of the top magazines during the 1950s and 1960s. He is most widely regarded as a children's book illustrator but also created erotic art under the slight name variation of Xavier Saint-Justh into the 1980s. His whimsical style of art was very influential and is still imitated by illustrators today. Among the best-known of Saint-Just's art works are his Bambi paintings which were commissioned for a children's book by Felix Salten, they have been reproduced on everything from clothes and handbags to cigarette lighters.