The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Friday, 13 Nov 2015 - Sunday, 14 Feb 2016
Portly squires and young dandies, Jane Austenesque heroines and their chaperones, dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. Just some of the subjects of the keenly observant satires by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757–1827).
High Spirits brings together a collection of comic works by Rowlandson and examines life at the turn of the 19th century through the caricaturist's sharp eye and appreciation of humour in everyday life.
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