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Gillray

James. 1757--1815, English caricaturist
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Caption: In this 1802 engraving, the British satirist James Gillray caricatured a scene at the Smallpox and Inoculation Hospital at St.
For Hogarth and increasingly for later satirists such as Thomas Rowlandson and James Gillray, the theatre became a microcosm for depicting the follies of the British, in taste, in affectations, even in politics and social theory.
In "Farmer Giles & his Wife," cartoonist James Gillray drew the interior of a farmhouse transformed by wealth, where a picture on the wall is the only reminder of the farmyard.
A 2012 series based on the engravings of the satirical caricaturists George Cruikshank and James Gillray instantly drew attention, with several works bought by Charles Saatchi and shown in 'New Order: British Art Today' at the Saatchi Gallery last year.
The eighteenth-century satirist James Gillray, for example, often lampooned women, demeaning female sexuality by deploying it as a visual weapon to attack men, in order to make political points.
Also highly collectable are the cruel caricatures drawn by James Gillray (1757-1815) which broke new ground in cartoon art.
El recurso al canibalismo de Gillray para esta ilustracion demofobica resulta interesante, puesto que el consumo de carne fue considerado, ya por los griegos, un signo de barbarismo, de estar fuera de la civilizacion.
Using satire by artists from James Gillray to Oscar Munoz, she reminded us - as if this should be necessary - that we need the rule of law to uphold human rights and in particular freedom of expression.
A search for slavery turned up satirical drawings by James Gillray, tracks of slave songs, and an online tool to help students create a digital museum box of artefacts related to slavery.
In 1798, when it was feared that Napoleon might cross the Channel, James Gillray was invited to produce a series of prints that 'might rouse all the People'.
While European artists like Jacques-Louis David were striving to create a high-minded new classicism 200 years ago, in Britain the likes of Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray and Hogarth were using their talents to satirize and caricature the politicians of the day.
Cartoonists like Gillray delighted in portraying Fox as a French sans culotte, swarthy and unshaven.