caricature - noun
A picture or depiction that ludicrously exaggerates the features or defects of persons or things.
The most perfect caricature is that which, on a small surface, with the simplest means, most accurately exaggerates, to the highest point, the peculiarities of a human being, at his most characteristic moment in the most beautiful manner.
—Max Beerbohm “The Spirit of Caricature” A Variety of Things (1928)
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