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Le Charivari
Le Charivari
was an illustrated magazine published in Paris, France, from 1832 to 1937. It published caricatures, political cartoons and reviews. After 1835, when the government banned political caricature, Le Charivari
Le Charivari
began publishing satires of everyday life.

Contents

1 History and profile 2 Selected contributing artists 3 Selected contributing writers 4 Illustrations in Le Charivari 5 References 6 External links

History and profile[edit] Le Charivari
Le Charivari
was started by caricaturist Charles Philipon
Charles Philipon
and his brother-in-law Gabriel Aubert to reduce their financial risk of censorship fines. They also had published the satirical, anti-monarchist, illustrated newspaper La Caricature, which had more pages and was printed on more expensive paper. In Le Charivari, they featured humorous content which was not so political. Ownership of the paper changed often due to issues with government censorship, and related taxes and fines. Le Charivari
Le Charivari
published daily from 1832 to 1936, and then weekly until 1937. In 1841 English engraver, Ebenezer Landells, together with Henry Mayhew, used Le Charivari
Le Charivari
as the model to establish their Punch magazine, subtitled The London Charivari.[1] Selected contributing artists[edit] Contributing with lithographs, woodcuts, and (after 1870) with zincographies (gillotage) were:

Cham (Amédée de Noé) Honoré Daumier Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps Achille Devéria Gustave Doré Eugène Forest Paul Gavarni André Gill Alfred Grévin Grandville (Jean-Ignace-Isidore Gérard) Paul Hadol Alfred Le Petit Maurice Loutreuil Henry Monnier Louis Touchagues Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, known as Nadar Charles-Joseph Traviès de Villers, known as Traviès

Selected contributing writers[edit]

Louis Desnoyers Louis Leroy Henri Rochefort Agénor Altaroche Philibert Audebrand Charles Bataille Clément Caraguel Albert Cler Taxile Delord Louis Adrien Huart Jaime Henry Maret

Illustrations in Le Charivari[edit]

Lithograph
Lithograph
of Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo
by Honoré Daumier
Honoré Daumier
published 20 July 1849

Lithograph
Lithograph
by Louis Morel-Retz, published 22 November 1869

Caricature of Louis Philippe, published 27 February 1834

Lithograph
Lithograph
by Honoré Daumier
Honoré Daumier
published 27 February 1864

Lithograph
Lithograph
by Honoré Daumier
Honoré Daumier
published 1864

References[edit]

^ Thomas Gretton (1997). "European Illustrated Weekly Magazines, c. 1850-1900" (PDF). Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 

"Le Charivari". H. Daumier and His Lithographic Work. Retrieved 7 May 2005.  External links[edit]

Honoré Daumier
Honoré Daumier
exhibition, Masterworks fine art, archived from the original on 15 June 2006 , refers to Charivari. "Le Charivari", Gallica
Gallica
(digital library), FR: BnF . Daumier Drawings, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Le Charivari (see index)

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