1958 – William B. Watterson II, born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA on the 5th of July. He is an American cartoonist, and the author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. 1980 – He graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier with a degree in political science. – The Cincinnati Post offered him a ..
1756 – Born on July 14th in Old Jewry, London, England. English painter and caricaturist who illustrated the life of 18th-century England and created comic images of familiar social types of his day, such as the antiquarian, the old maid, the blowsy barmaid, and the Grub Street hack. 1772 – The son of a tradesman, ..
1818 – Born on the 26th of January in Paris. 1839 – He published his first book, Mr. Lajaunisse. 1843 – He began to be published in newspapers like Le Charivari. – He worked for thirty years and was able to write a number of comic plays. 1879 – He died on the ..
1840 – Born on the 27th of September in Landau, Germany. 1860 – He went to England for the New York Illustrated News. 1862 – He worked his first caricature, the cartoon "Peace". 1873 – He toured the United States as lecturer and sketch-artist. 1890 – He published Thomas Nast’s Christmas Drawings for the Human ..
1824 – Richard Doyle, the son of the cartoonist, John Doyle, was born in London on September this year. He was a notable Victorian illustrator. 1839 – Educated at home by his father he began having work published at the age of fifteen. 1840 – He produced an illustrated journal of the events that took ..
1808 – Born on the 20th of February Marseille, France. Daumier joined staff of Louis-Philippe, Philipon launched the comic journal, La Caricature. 1832 – His caricature of the king as "Gargantua" led to him imprisonment for six months at Ste. Pélagie. 1848 – He embarked again on his political campaign, still in ..
1792 – Born on the 27th of September. 1835 – His social caricatures of British life for popular publications such as The Comic Almanack. 1842 – Omnibus. – The best known of these are The Bottle, 8 plates, with its sequel. – The Drunkard’s Children, 8 plates , with the ambitious ..
1904 – Born on November 22nd in Mexico, Mexico City. A Mexican painter and caricature artist. 1923 – He went to New York City on a government scholarship, and his incisive caricatures soon began to appear in magazines such as Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. 1957 – Died on February 4th in Me..
1873 – Howard Chandler Christy was born on the 10th of January in Ohio. He spent his youth on his parents’ farm near Duncan Falls. Later in life, he recorded joyous memories of the time that he spent along the Muskingum River. As a child, his mother encouraged Christy’s artistic talent as a painter and ..
1876 – George Catlin, born on the 26th of July in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was educated as a lawyer and practiced in Philadelphia for two years; but art was his favorite pursuit, and forsaking the law he established himself at New York as a portrait painter. 1823 – He gave up a budding law practice ..