Le Roman D'un Caricaturiste André Gill. [The Story of a Caricaturist / Andre Gill]

By: VALMY-BAYSSE Jean.

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1st ed., 8vo, iii-322 pp., 29 plates, 4 in color and 126 b/w illustrations in the text. A very clean copy; inscribed by the author on fep. André Gill (17 October 1840 – 1 May 1885) Gill was the most popular and important French caricaturist of his time, known today mostly for his work for the weekly four-sheet satirical newspapers La Lune and L’Eclipse from 1865 to 1876. Waging war against the monarchy with his cartoons, he also became involved in the Paris Commune, illustrating for Jules Vallès' socialist paper, La Rue. Between 1868 and 1873 more than 60 of his cartoons were censored or suppressed.

Title: Le Roman D'un Caricaturiste André Gill. [The Story of a Caricaturist / Andre Gill]

Author Name: VALMY-BAYSSE Jean.

Illustrator: Andre Gill

Categories: Art, Design & Architecture, Biography & Memoirs, Humor, Illustrated Books,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: Paris: Seuher : 1927

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed by author on FEP

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: s200408a

Keywords: art, newspapers, illustration, politics, government, France, artists, biography, monograph