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

James Gillray

Printmaking

August 27, 2013

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.