• J.J. Grandville: LES METAMORPHOSES

    6 monthes ago - By Drawing Seeing

    Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (1803 - 1847) generally known by the pseudonym of Jean-Jacques or J. J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist .
    With its dreamlike inversions and kaleidoscopic cast of anthropomorphic objects, animals, and plants, the world of French artist J. J. Grandville is at once both delightful and disquieting. Patricia Mainardi explores the unique work of this 19th-century illustrator now recognised as a major precursor and inspiration to the Surrealist movement.
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