A 19th-century tale of sex, royalty and corruption which inspired scores of satirists and even the makers of curiosity mugs.
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.
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.
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.