The Age of Caricature: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III

The Age of Caricature: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III

by Diana Donald, Daian Donald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300071787

ISBN-13: 9780300071788

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

The late eighteenth century in England was the first great age of cartooning, and British caricature prints of the period have long been enjoyed for their humour and vitality. Now Diana Donald presents the first major study of these caricatures, challenging many assumptions about them.  See more details below

Overview

The late eighteenth century in England was the first great age of cartooning, and British caricature prints of the period have long been enjoyed for their humour and vitality. Now Diana Donald presents the first major study of these caricatures, challenging many assumptions about them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300071788
Publisher:
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
540,484
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Laughing Audience1
1'The Miserable Tribe of Party Etchers'22
2Wit and Emblem: The Language of Political Prints44
3'Struggles for Happiness': The Fashionable World75
4The Crowd in Caricature: 'A Picture of England'?109
5'John Bull bother'd': The French Revolution and the Propaganda War of the 1790s142
Epilogue: Peterloo and the End of the Georgian Tradition in Satire184
Notes199
Index244

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