Puvis de Chavannes's caricatures: Manifestoes, commentary, expressions

Price, Aimée Brown
March 1991
Art Bulletin;Mar1991, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p119
Academic Journal
Takes an in depth look at Pierre Puvis de Chavannes's caricatures, satirical drawings, and grotesques, produced throughout his career (1848-98). His deliberate choice of themes and general aesthetic; Puvis' early scatological caricatural drawings; Mordant caricatural portraits and self-portraits that document his relationships with other artists and friends; Caricatures as a vehicle for the articulation of an aesthetic position.


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