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Themes in Art

Caricature

A portrait, usually of a well-known person, where the features have been exaggerated for comic effect. Ugly, silly, and extremely popular, especially when used to lampoon those in power.

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Masks of 1831, Honoré Daumier

Masks of 1831 Honoré Daumier, 1832

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