I will introduce honoré-Victorin Daumier’s caricatures. Daumier is French artist whose many works were famous in France in the 19th century.
First picture was called “Gargantua” that was made of lithograph. This picture was drawn to attack Louis Philippe I king of the French and the corruption of politics on the article of satire “La Caricature. Daumier drew king as big ugly man. This picture was popular in France. However, he was arrested for insulting to king. It means that in those days to insult the power of the state was dangerous.
Second picture was called “Don Quixote”, which theme is a Spanish novel “Don Quixote”. He drew a lot, in that theme. It is thought that he compared the hero of the story with himself. Because one of the theme of story is idealism.