Reznichek von Ferdinand

Cartoonist Ferdinand Freiherr von Řezníček was an Austrian painter, caricaturist, and illustrator. Born to a noble Austrian family of Czech descent, he was a half-brother of composer Emil von Řezníček. Von Řezníček’s father was a military officer, and became a cavalry officer before following his artistic inclinations. In 1888, he set up an art studio […]


Revere Paul

Cartoonist, sil¬versmith Paul was born in Boston. Paul Revere was primarily a silversmith, but his versatil¬ity was amazing: he experimented with transferring silverwork techniques to copperplate; he engraved some of the earliest American cartoons: his activities as revolutionist, propagandist and patriot are well documented; he manufactured gunpowder, discovered the process for rolling sheet copper and […]