J.J. Grandville


Born
in Nancy, France
September 13, 1803

Died
March 17, 1847

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Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (September 13, 1803 – March 17, 1847), generally known by the pseudonym of J.J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist.

He was born at Nancy, in northeastern France, to an artistic and theatrical family. The name "Grandville" was his grandparents' professional stage name. Grandville received his first instruction in drawing from his father, a painter of miniatures. At the age of twenty-one he moved to Paris, and soon afterwards published a collection of lithographs entitled Les Tribulations de la petite proprieté. He followed this with Les Plaisirs de toutdge and La Sibylle des salons; but the work which first established his fame was Les Métamorphoses du jour (1828–29), a series of seventy scenes in which individua
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