Saturday, November 15, 2008

Movendo - Figurliche Darstellungen

Studien Material Fur Kunst und Kunstgewerbe - von Alfred Fiedler.

This book was published in 1902. It contains Figure Representations for artists and craftspersons. The images of people are modeled after Hellenistic representation which was generally agreed at the time to be the highest form of proportional beauty, There are many representations of movement, life and action, plus anatomical plates of the proportional form of humans.

Open Library link.  Related book - Vom Stammbuch zum Poesiealbum - eine volkskundliche Studie.

Google Books link.

A similar book published in 1916 and available as an ebook is The Hieroglyphic or Greek Method of Life Drawing By Adolphe Armand Braun.

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