James Gillray - L'Assemblée Nationale, 1804 (Detail)

James Gillray/ James Gillray

United Kingdom 1757 - 1815

Printmaking

James Gillray
James Gillray
Male
United Kingdom
1757

James Gillray was an English caricaturist and print-maker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810. Gillray has been called the father of the political cartoon, with his satirical works calling the king, prime ministers and generals to account. He died in 1815.