Liborio Prosperi ('Lib') aka Liberio Prosperi (1854-1928), was an Italian-born artist who belonged to a group of international artists producing caricatures for the British Vanity Fair magazine. He contributed 55 caricatures between 1885 to 1903, signed 'Lib', and mainly concentrating on the racing set.
The characters depicted by the artists of Vanity Fair included royalty, statesmen, scientists, authors, actors, soldiers, scholars and sporting figures. The last issue of Vanity Fair appeared in 1914. In its forty-five year run it gave its readers a variety of memorable caricatures of Victorian and Edwardian personalities.
John Corlett, founder and editor of The Sporting Times of London
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