About: Donald McGill

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Donald Fraser Gould McGill (28 January 1875 – 13 October 1962) was an English graphic artist whose name has become synonymous with the genre of saucy postcards, particularly associated with the seaside (though they were sold throughout the UK). The cards mostly feature an array of attractive young women, fat old ladies, drunken middle-aged men, honeymoon couples and vicars.He has been called 'the king of the saucy postcard', and his work is collected and appreciated for his artistic skill, its power of social observation and earthy sense of humour. Even at the height of his fame he only earned three guineas a design, but today his original artwork can fetch thousands of pounds.

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  • Donald Fraser Gould McGill (28 January 1875 – 13 October 1962) was an English graphic artist whose name has become synonymous with the genre of saucy postcards, particularly associated with the seaside (though they were sold throughout the UK). The cards mostly feature an array of attractive young women, fat old ladies, drunken middle-aged men, honeymoon couples and vicars.He has been called 'the king of the saucy postcard', and his work is collected and appreciated for his artistic skill, its power of social observation and earthy sense of humour. Even at the height of his fame he only earned three guineas a design, but today his original artwork can fetch thousands of pounds. (en)
  • Donald Fraser Gould McGill (Londres, 28 de janeiro de 1875 — Londres, 13 de outubro de 1962 foi um artista gráfico britânico. É considerado o maior nome do estilo obsceno de cartões-postais característico de cidades costeiras do Reino Unido. Seus cartões usualmente retratavam séries de mulheres jovens e atraentes, senhoras de idade com sobrepeso, homens de meia idade bêbados, casais em lua de mel e vigários.Pelo sua atuação inusitada, conquistou a alcunha de "rei dos cartões-postais obscenos". Seu trabalho é alvo de colecionadores e apreciado pela habilidade artística, poder de observação social e característico humor britânico. (pt)
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  • Donald Fraser Gould McGill (28 January 1875 – 13 October 1962) was an English graphic artist whose name has become synonymous with the genre of saucy postcards, particularly associated with the seaside (though they were sold throughout the UK). The cards mostly feature an array of attractive young women, fat old ladies, drunken middle-aged men, honeymoon couples and vicars.He has been called 'the king of the saucy postcard', and his work is collected and appreciated for his artistic skill, its power of social observation and earthy sense of humour. Even at the height of his fame he only earned three guineas a design, but today his original artwork can fetch thousands of pounds. (en)
  • Donald Fraser Gould McGill (Londres, 28 de janeiro de 1875 — Londres, 13 de outubro de 1962 foi um artista gráfico britânico. É considerado o maior nome do estilo obsceno de cartões-postais característico de cidades costeiras do Reino Unido. Seus cartões usualmente retratavam séries de mulheres jovens e atraentes, senhoras de idade com sobrepeso, homens de meia idade bêbados, casais em lua de mel e vigários.Pelo sua atuação inusitada, conquistou a alcunha de "rei dos cartões-postais obscenos". Seu trabalho é alvo de colecionadores e apreciado pela habilidade artística, poder de observação social e característico humor britânico. (pt)
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