High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
Friday, 22 November 2013 to Sunday, 2 March 2014
Thomas Rowlandson was one of the leading caricaturists of Georgian England, mocking fashion, politics and royalty at a time when English satirical prints were admired and collected across Europe. Rowlandson's style and influence has led some comic-book historians to claim him as a precursor of comic strips. Well, you would want to wouldn't you?