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The Buffoonish Bourgeois

"The Buffoonish Bourgeois: Caricatures and Satire of the Upper Middle-Class Businessman in 19th-century France," Curated by Carmen Vendelin, La Salle University Art Museum, March 5– May 30, 2008.

The Buffoonish Bourgeois offers a selection of journal and book illustrations that poke fun at the middle-class and their mores. Artists represented in the exhibition include Honoré Daumier, Paul Gavarni,Charles Vernier, André Gill, and Frantisek Kupka. This exhibition was supported in part by a grant from the International Fine Print Dealers Association. An exhibition catalogue is available for purchase at the Museum.

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