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High spirits

by Thomas Rowlandson | 25 November 2013
Category: Antiques Guides
Synopsis
Portly squires and rake-thin curates. Jane Austen heroines and their gruesome chaperones. Dashing young officers and corrupt old politicians. The keenly observant caricatures by English cartoonist Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) make clear his sharp eye for current affairs as well as for his appreciation of the humor in everyday life. High Spirits brings together more than one hundred caricatures by Rowlandson, with subjects spanning the entire range of English society, including numerous satires of politics and well-known political figures. Full-color illustrations are accompanied by details drawn from new archival research on both the cartoons and their royal collectors, from George IV to Victoria and Albert. Rowlandson is among the most important contributors to the country's Golden Age of Caricature, and High Spirits will be a welcome addition to studies of his work.
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Synopsis
Portly squires and rake-thin curates. Jane Austen heroines and their gruesome chaperones. Dashing young officers and corrupt old politicians. The keenly observant caricatures by English cartoonist Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) make clear his sharp eye for current affairs as well as for his appreciation of the humor in everyday life. High Spirits brings together more than one hundred caricatures by Rowlandson, with subjects spanning the entire range of English society, including numerous satires of politics and well-known political figures. Full-color illustrations are accompanied by details drawn from new archival research on both the cartoons and their royal collectors, from George IV to Victoria and Albert. Rowlandson is among the most important contributors to the country's Golden Age of Caricature, and High Spirits will be a welcome addition to studies of his work.
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€34.93
104 Reward Points
In stock online
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

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Product Details

ISBN - 9781905686766
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Published - 25/11/2013
Categories - All, Books, Home, Hobby books, Antiques Guides
No. of Pages - 271
Weight - 1596
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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