Included in this book are more than 150 examples of Nast's work which, together with the author's commentary, recreate the life and pattern of artistic development of the man who made the political cartoon a respected and powerful journalistic form.Even at this pay scale Harpera#39;s feared Nast might draw for other publications and acquired exclusive rights to his talents in 1873 with a retainer of $5, 000 a year to be paid whether he ... For each picture he was to get an additional $150 with no limit on the number that he might produce. ... A trip to Europe and the Redpath lecture tour took much of his time in 1873. ... He was somewhat like a musician of limited repertoireaafter such fabulous success what could he do for an encore?
|Title||:||Thomas Nast, Political Cartoonist|
|Author||:||John Chalmers Vinson|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 2014-04-01|