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Mark Bryant

'The Donkey-Pope of Rome', a woodcut by Lucas Cranach (1523)

Martin Luther used pictorial propaganda to further the Protestant cause. Mark Bryant looks at the work of those artists who became his allies – and those who became his enemies.

'Chin up, brave Gaul! They'll greet us with pride. That you know. Even though, having lost all, astride stick-horses we go.'

Mark Bryant admires a Russian artist whose lampoons of Napoleon inspired some notable British caricaturists.

Mark Bryant on the lesser-known caricature work of the German-born Gerard Hoffnung, one of postwar Britain’s best-loved cartoonists.

Mark Bryant looks at the rich tradition of cartoons and caricatures inspired by the Gunpowder Plot.

Cartoon by Leslie Illingworth in the Daily Mail, January 1941.

Mark Bryant profiles the brilliant wartime cartoonist who chronicled the actions of Italy’s Fascist leader.

Since at least the 18th century, the traditional English summer sport has inspired cartoonists, as Mark Bryant demonstrates.

Mark Bryant looks at the artist behind one of the most iconic images of the 20th century.

Mark Bryant looks at the lampooning of two hugely unpopular measures imposed during the administrations of two of the United States’ most distinguished presidents.

Mark Bryant sketches the brief life of one of 18th-century London’s most prodigious and daring draughtsmen.

Caricature of Émile Littré and Charles Darwin depicted as performing monkeys, by André Gill.

The d'Artagnan du Crayon fearlessly lampooned the French rulers of his day in a series of masterly caricatures that would later inspire the creators of Spitting Image and many others.