Jean Ignace Gerard Grandville
Born in 1803, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard, was better known by the name “Grandville”. The French caricaturist, illustrator and lithographer is noted for his spirited caricatures of social and political life. He contributed to many periodicals and published a number of collections of drawings and lithographs, such as “Les Métamorphoses du jour”, “Le Convoi de la liberté” and “La Basse-Cour”. Among Grandville’s illustrations are those for La Fontaine’s, “Fables”.