Sunday, March 28, 2010

Harry Young Figure Drawings

 


Drawings by Harry Young are for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay. According to the seller Harry Young worked predominantly in oils and watercolours. Originally from Tufnell Park in London, he later settled in Sussex. He exhibited twice at the Royal Academy in London.

 

  

    





Saturday, March 20, 2010

George Barbier - Art Deco Illustration and Fashion Drawings

Le carrosse aus deux lezars verts (The carriage of the two green lizards), La Roman de la Momie (The story of the mummy)


Le Nouveau Prince Charmant (The New Prince Charming), La Jambe (The leg)

His prints appeared in La Vie Parisienne, a French popular magazine published at the turn of the twentieth century, and the La Gazette du Bon Ton, a very expensive fashion magazine which published from 1912 to 1925. It had exclusive contracts with Paris' top couture houses. Wikipedia article.

Prints by George Barbier are for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay , other Barbier prints here.



George Barbier: The Birth of Art Deco The Illustrations of George Barbier in Full Color

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Jean Baptiste Francois Leveille a French artist and author of medical books.

More prints by Jean Baptiste Francois Leveille similar to those in The Art Student's Guide to External Anatomy.

Petit Atlas Complet d'Anatomie, by J.N. Masse. Copies of the prints are for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay The plates are engraved by M. Davesne after Jean Baptiste Francois Leveille (1769-1829), a French artist and author of medical books.

Buy a copy of Petit Atlas Complet d'Anatomie at Abebooks.com, or see it at Google Books.
Muscles of the head.


  
Muscles of the arms and hand, muscles of the arm, hand, leg and foot.


  
Muscles of the leg and foot, muscles of the hip and thigh, muscles of the shoulder and upper arm.



Anatomical Plates Arranged as a Companion Volume for "The Essentials of Anatomy" at Abebooks.com

Bones of the hand, lower arm and shoulder by Jean Baptiste François Leveillé from his book Nouvelle doctrine chirurgicale (1812)

The Art Student's Guide to External AnatomyThe Art Student's Guide to External Anatomy





A corresponent writes that Nevrologie by Ludovic Hirschfeld with plates by Leveille can be viewed at Gallica, bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France.
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