High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson
£9.95
High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

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High Spirits brings together nearly one hundred comic works by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827), with subjects spanning the entire range of English society. Portly squires and young dandies. Jane Austenesque heroines and their gruesome chaperones. Dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. The keenly observant satires make clear Rowlandson's sharp eye for current affairs as well as his appreciation of the humour in everyday life. 272 pages and over 200 colour illustrations.

In the video below, which accompanied the recent Royal Collection exhibition, Brian Blessed introduces the protagonists of 'High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson'.

26 x 28 cm.

Paperback.

ISBN 9781905686766

£9.95

Product code: 014623

Description

High Spirits brings together nearly one hundred comic works by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827), with subjects spanning the entire range of English society. Portly squires and young dandies. Jane Austenesque heroines and their gruesome chaperones. Dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. The keenly observant satires make clear Rowlandson's sharp eye for current affairs as well as his appreciation of the humour in everyday life. 272 pages and over 200 colour illustrations.

In the video below, which accompanied the recent Royal Collection exhibition, Brian Blessed introduces the protagonists of 'High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson'.

26 x 28 cm.

Paperback.

ISBN 9781905686766

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