Born September 27, 1840
Died December 7, 1902
Northern newspaper artist
Drew sentimental pictures and harsh editorial
cartoons that increased public supp...
The American caricaturist and painter Thomas Nast (1840-1902) is noted for his political cartoons attacking corruption in New York City government and supporting Radical Reconstruction in the South.Th...
Thomas Nast was one of America's most significant illustrators. He was staggeringly prolific and popular from the Civil War to the turn of the century, and he wielded enormous influence in those years...
Thomas Nast's life and work as an illustrator, cartoonist, and painter exemplify two familiar maxims: "A picture is worth a thousand words" and "The pen is mightier than the sword." Regarded as Americ...