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Gillray, James 1756-1815

Overview
Works: 1,635 works in 1,781 publications in 4 languages and 5,835 library holdings
Genres: History  Caricatures and cartoons  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Life skills guides  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Draftsman, Publisher, Recipient
Classifications: NC1479.G5, 741.5942
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The satirical etchings of James Gillray by James Gillray( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Gillray : the art of caricature by Richard T Godfrey( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Gillray (1756-1815) was the leading caricaturist of the late eighteenth century, and an artist of outstanding inventiveness and originality whose work continues to influence cartoons today. He lived through a traumatic period in British and European history, and his art provides some of the most memorable images of the French Revolution, the Napoleonic wars and the raging political scene of the time, as well as penetrating charcterisations of famous individuals including George III and Queen Charlotte, Napoleon, Emma Hamilton, William Pitt and Charles Fox. Gillray also brilliantly ridiculed the pretensions and foibles of contemporary society, a world of fashionable excess and sexual intrigue, corruption and royal scandals. Although firmly grounded in the realities of his time, the wit and robust vulgarity of Gillray's images remains engaging, even shocking." "Illustrating the full range of Gillray's social, political and personal satires, this catalogue shows the sophistication and diversity of his art, demonstarting that Gillray was not only the greatest satirical artist of his time, but also one of the very greatest of printmakers and draughtsmen. In the introductory essays, Richard Godfrey gives an overview of Gillray's art and life, and Mark Hallett examines his language of graphic satire in the context of the vigorous print market of the eighteenth century. The historical and artistic background to Gillray's work is fully examined, and his place within European Romanticism is explored through the discussion of works by artists known to have admired and copied him, including Goya and David."--Jacket
William Cobbett, a study of his life as shown in his writings by E. I Carlyle( Book )

5 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Gillray : prints by the eighteenth-century master of caricature by Katherine W Hart( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of James Gillray, from the original plates, with the addition of many subjects not before collected by James Gillray( Book )

14 editions published between 1830 and 1851 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice to young men : and (incidentally) to young women in the middle and higher ranks of life, in a series of letters addressed to a youth, a bachelor, a lover, a husband, a father, and a citizen or a subject by William Cobbett( Book )

4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1830
James Gillray, 1757-1815 : Meisterwerke der Karikatur by James Gillray( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cobbett's England: a selection from the writings of William Cobbett by William Cobbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashionable contrasts: by James Gillray( Book )

8 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Gillray, the caricaturist, a biography by Draper Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den engelske karikaturtegner James Gillray (1756-1815)
The genuine works of James Gillray by James Gillray( Book )

5 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of James Gillray, the caricaturist : with the history of his life and times by Thomas Wright( Book )

6 editions published between 1873 and 1970 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bedeutung der Physiognomik für die englische Karikatur um 1800 : Studien zur lesbaren Physiognomie bei James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson und George Cruikshank by Carsten Jöhnk( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bedeutung der Physiognomik für die englische Karikatur um 1800 : Studien zur lesbaren Physiognomie bei James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson und George Cruikshank by Carsten Jöhnk( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Rigenerazione dell' Olanda, specchio a tutti i popoli rigenerati by James Gillray( Book )

3 editions published in 1799 in Italian and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Gillray by James Gillray( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Gillray( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karikatur und Poetik : James Gillray 1756-1815 by Christina Oberstebrink( )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical & descriptive account of the caricatures of James Gillray : comprising a political and humorous history of the latter part of the reign of George the Third by Thomas Wright( Book )

4 editions published between 1851 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The satirical etchings of James Gillray
Alternative Names
Gillray, .. 1756-1815

Gillray, James

Gilray James 1757-1815

James Gillray

James Gillray britischer Karikaturist

James Gillray disegnatore inglese

Гилрей, Джеймс

Джэймс Гілрэй

ギルレイ, ジェイムズ

詹姆斯吉尔雷

Languages
English (114)

German (16)

Italian (2)

French (2)

Covers
James Gillray : the art of caricatureCobbett's England: a selection from the writings of William CobbettJames Gillray : the art of caricature