The grandeur of the cartoon art

“Prince Valiant ,’’    by Hal Foster (January 21, 1951 © King Features Syndicate, Inc.) in the show “Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art’’ at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn., through April 20.     This exhibition, the museum says, displays over 100 original works celebrating the history of the cartoon, with everything from comic strips and editorial cartoons to caricature and animation. These works are on loan from The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, which received them as a donation from the original Museum of Cartoon Art. The museum, founded in 1974 in Greenwich, was the first museum dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting cartoon art in Americ a.

“Prince Valiant,’’ by Hal Foster (January 21, 1951 © King Features Syndicate, Inc.) in the show “Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art’’ at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn., through April 20.

This exhibition, the museum says, displays over 100 original works celebrating the history of the cartoon, with everything from comic strips and editorial cartoons to caricature and animation. These works are on loan from The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, which received them as a donation from the original Museum of Cartoon Art. The museum, founded in 1974 in Greenwich, was the first museum dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting cartoon art in America.