The famous french
artist Benjamin Rabier (1864-1939) is
perhaps best known for the laughing cow he created
for the "Vache Qui Rit" cheese.
Born in La Roche sur Yon in 1864, he began his
career as an artist at the famous Lorraine printing
enterprise Epinal and later began publishing
carictaures and drawings for periodicals.
around 1906 Rabier specialized in Children's
books, many of them illustrated with farm animals.
One of the most popular of these was the duck