Category 1800 – 1925

Thomas Theodor Heine ( 1867 – 1948)

Thomas Theodor Heine was a German painter and illustrator. Born in Leipzig Heine established himself as a gifted caricaturist at an early age. He studied art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and, briefly at the Academy of Fine Arts in  Munich…. Continue Reading →

Louis Dalrymple (1866 – 1905)

Louis Dalrymple was an American cartoonist, known for his “racy” caricatures in publications such as the magazines’ Puck, Judge, and the New York Daily Graphic. Born in Cambridge, Illinois, he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Art Students League of… Continue Reading →

Winsor McCay (1866 – 1934)

SCOTTISH FARMERS McCay’s paternal grandparents were Scottish immigrants and settled as farmers in East Zorra in Upper Canada. McCay grew up in Spring Lake, Michigan. McCay started his professional career making posters and in 1898 he began illustrating for newspapers and… Continue Reading →

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec ( 1864 – 1901)

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa was born in Albi, in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France, as the firstborn child of Alphonse Charles Comte de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (1838–1913) and his wife Adèle Zoë Tapié de Celeyran (1841–1930). In 1881 Henri assisted his… Continue Reading →

Richard F. Outcault (1863 – 1928)

TECHNICAL DRAWINGS Born in Lancaster, Ohio out of parents with a German immigration background, he developed his skills in technical drawings and advertisement. THOMAS ALVA EDISON In 1888 he made advertisements and illustrations for Edison who just had patented his… Continue Reading →

Johan Braakensiek (1858 – 1940)

Rijkacademie Born in Amsterdam, as the son of Albert Braakensiek, card designer and lithographer. In addition to his job in a fashion store, he attended evening courses and was admitted to the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam in 1876, where he graduated in… Continue Reading →

André Gill (1840 – 1885)

André Gill was born as Louis-Alexandre Gosset de Guînes at Paris as the son of the Comte de Guînes and Sylvie-Adeline Gosset. He adopted the name Gill after his hero James Gillray.  Gill became known for his work for the… Continue Reading →

Edward Burne-Jones (1833 – 1898)

Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris are counted among the second circle of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. The character of this circle was more nostalgic and a sinking away in a dream world as opposed to the first circle of Holman Hunt,… Continue Reading →

Charles Wirgman (1832 – 1891)

Charles Wirgman was an English artist and cartoonist, the creator of the Japan Punch and illustrator in the Meiji period for the Illustrated London News. (Charles Wirgman — Google Arts & Culture. https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/m04kc5m ) Wirgman was the eldest son of… Continue Reading →

Amédeé de Noé (Cham) (1818 – 1879)

Cham was born in 1818 as Amédée Comte de Noé. He received drawing lessons from Charlet and painting lessons with Paul Delaroche, but that was not a great success. He would develop as a humorous cartoonist. He gave a satirical… Continue Reading →

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