Master Caricature Artist Index

This is a collection of biographies about master caricature artists featured on Opinionated Art. The items listed below are linked to from the "Caricature Artists - In Memoriam" slideshow. This page also includes indexes of Links and Credits, Mini-Biographies, and Extended Posts about master caricaturists that will be added to the slideshow and the biographies over time.  

Links and Credits

Links and credits from the "Caricature Artists - In Memoriam" slideshow images in order of appearance. Use these links to access the source image used in the slideshow and get more information about the individual caricature artist.

Title Card - Isaac Robert Cruikshank: Caricature of George IV published in 1820. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsLibrary of CongressBritish MuseumNational Portrait Gallery UK.


Hogarth - born 1697

William Hogarth: Caricature of John Wilkes published in 1763. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art.

Rowlandson - born 1756

Thomas Rowlandson: "Comedy in the Country. Tragedy in London" published in 1807. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: Opinionated Art.

Gillray - born 1756

James Gillray: Caricature of William Pitt published in 1805. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: Opinionated Art.

Cruikshank - born 1792

George Cruikshank: "Snuffing out Boney!" published in 1814. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art.

Grandville - born 1803

J. J. Grandville: "The Fools Invent Fashions, and the Sages Follow" published in 1845. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art .

Daumier - born 1808

Honoré Daumier: Caricature of La Grange published 1853. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art. 

Leech - born 1817

John Leech: Caricature of Henry The Eighth published in 1894. Source: Comic History of England by Gilbert Abbott à Beckett - page 345. More info: Opinionated Art.

Tenniel - born 1820

John Tenniel: Illustration of Humpty Dumpty published in 1872. Source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art. 

Bellew - born 1828 

Frank Bellew: Caricature of Abraham Lincoln published in 1854. PD source: Wikimedia Commons, Harpweek. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsLibrary of CongressNYPL Digital Collection.

Keppler - born 1838

Joseph Keppler: Caricature of William H. Vanderbilt published in 1879 in Puck. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsLibrary of CongressGreatCaricatures.com.

Pellegrini - born 1839

Carlo Pellegrini: Caricature of Oscar Wilde published in 1879 in Vanity Fair. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsBritish MuseumNational Portrait Gallery UK.

Nast - born 1840

Thomas Nast: "The caricature that captured Boss Tweed" titled "Tweed-le-dee and Tilden-dum" in 1879 in Harper's Weekly. PD source: Wikimedia Commons. More info: Opinionated Art.

Gill - born 1840 

André Gill: Caricature of Charles Darwin published in La Petite Lune in 1878. PD source: Wikimedia. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsBritish MuseumGreatCaricatures.com.

Posada - born 1852 

José Guadalupe Posada: A caricature of Francisco Madero titled "Calaveras del montón, número 2" published circa 1910. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsLibrary of CongressBritish Museum.

Gillam - born 1856

Bernhard Gillam: A caricature of James G. Blaine titled "'The Soul of Blaine' Still on the Rampage" published in Puck in 1885. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsLibrary of Congress.

Opper - born 1857

Frederick Burr Opper: A caricature titled "Jay Gould's Private Bowling Alley" published in Puck in 1882. PD source: Library of Congress. More info: WikipediaWikimedia CommonsNYPL Digital GalleryLibrary of Congress.

Beerbohm - born 1872

Max Beerbohm: "Max" by Walter Sickert. Published December 9, 1897 in Vanity Fair. PD source: Wikimedia.. More info:  WikipediaWikimedia CommonsNational Portrait Gallery UKCaricatures of Twenty-five Gentlemen.