Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Exaggerated, distorted representations of a subject in art or literature; in art, refers particularly to representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997
Album, circa 1826-1829
Item — Vol. 3
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Contains numerous caricatures in pen-and-ink and watercolor; many of these satirize contemporary women’s fashion. Mary’s comic drawings are interspersed with landscapes, copies after Old Masters, and prints clipped from various sources. Among these are twenty-three lithographs from Keller and Füssli’s Collection des costumes de la Suisse (Zurich, n.d.); seven illustrations from an unidentified volume of natural history; satirical prints; an article on the...
Dates: circa 1826-1829
Haim Gamzu Collection of Israeli Theater
Call Number: GEN MSS 1426
Overview: The Haim Gamzu Collection of Israeli Theater includes production programs, newspaper clippings and other printed material; production photographs; and posters. The material documents the development of theatrical production in Israel from the 1920s through the 1950s. Theaters represented include Habimah, Hamatateh, Ohel, Te'atron ha-Kameri shel Tel-Aviv, and others. Additional material includes photographs and printed material about Israeli actor Ari Kutai, and caricature drawings of...
F. S. Joelson papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 634
Overview: The collection consists of material relating to F. S. Joelson and his work as editor of the weekly newspaper, East Africa and Rhodesia, and as author of works on East Africa and colonialism. Material includes typescripts of works by or believed to be by Joelson; correspondence and printed material relating to the publication of Joelson's book Germany's Claim to the Colonies (1939); scrapbooks of clippings from the "Who's Who" column of East Africa; scrapbooks of clippings from other East...
Mary Leighton Collection
Call Number: MSS 16
Overview: The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.
Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Edmond Plauchut Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1462
Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other personal papers by or relating to Edmond Plauchut. The materials document Plauchut's literary works, his travels, and his life at George Sand's Nohant estate. Writings include early poems; manuscripts for the book Autour de Nohant (Paris: Calmann Lé́vy, 1897), the study Les anciennes provinces de France: Le Berry, and his unpublished memoir Les malheurs d'un homme...
Dates: 1850-1996, bulk 1850-1909