English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century

English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century

by Graham Everitt
     
 
English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century
How they Illustrated and Interpreted their Times. A Contribution to the History of Caricature from the Time of the First Napoleon Down to the Death of John Leech, in 1864.

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and

Overview

English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century
How they Illustrated and Interpreted their Times. A Contribution to the History of Caricature from the Time of the First Napoleon Down to the Death of John Leech, in 1864.

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I. Dr. Johnson’s definition of the word Caricatura.—Francis Grose’s definition.—Modern signification of the word.—Change in the Spirit of English Caricature during the last Fifty Years.—Its Causes.—Gillray.—Rowlandson.—Bunbury.—Influence of Gillray and Rowlandson on their immediate Successors.—Gradual Disappearance of the Coarseness of the Old Caricaturists.—Change wrought by John Doyle.—We have now no Caricaturist.—Effect of Wood Engraving on Caricature.—Hogarth, although a Satirist, not a Caricaturist.—Gustave Doré misdescribed a Caricaturist.—Absurdity of comparing him with Cruikshank.—“Etching Moralized.”
CHAPTER II. Connection of Gillray and Rowlandson with Nineteenth Century Caricaturists...

CHAPTER XVIII. First Work of Richard Doyle.—

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148446132
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
09/17/2013
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