The Language of Visual Humor before Thomas Rowlandson and How He Developed His Own Dialect

On February 9, 2011, Constance McPhee, associate curator of drawings and prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, discussed how English artist Thomas Rowlandson and his contemporaries reshaped satirical art and caricature into a newly dynamic visual form.

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Support for this program was provided by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Northwestern University.

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