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Portuguese, 19th century, male.

Born 1846 or 1847, in Lisbon; died 1905, in Lisbon.

Draughtsman, caricaturist, potter.

Rafael was the son of Manoel Maria and the brother of Columbano Bordallo-Pinheiro.

He ran several journals and in 1875 created a comic character whom he named Ze Povinho...


French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1855, in Tours; died 1929, in Tours.

Potter, writer, archaeologist.

School of Tours.

Auguste-Alexandre Chauvigné trained with his father Auguste-François, and worked in the same studio. A journalist, novelist, playwright, historian and archeologist, he was a member of the Académie Française and of the Académie d'Agriculture. In ...


American, 19th century, male.

Born March 1797 or 1799, in Philadelphia; died 8 November 1865, in Dorchester (Massachusetts).

Engraver, draughtsman.

David Claypoole Johnston engraved some portraits and book illustrations for publishers. He became famous mainly for etchings of caricatures which he produced for the collection ...


Ellen Paul Denker

American potter, teacher and publisher. She first pursued a career in painting but was attracted to decorating ceramics, from which she earned a livelihood as an independent decorator and teacher (see fig.). In 1899 she married Samuel Edouard Robineau (b 1856), and together with ...