Friday, March 25, 2011

Trude Fleischmann and her model Claire Bauroff



Trude Fleischmann opened her photography studio at the age of 25 and soon became one of Vienna's leading portrait photographers. Biography. Pictured are studies of her favorite model Claire Bauroff.

Link to the Wien Museum exhibit of Trude' Fleischmann's work Through May 29th. Article about the exhibit.







Real Life is Elsewhere Blog: Trude Fleischmann

Trude Fleischmann



Trude Fleischmann: Der selbstbewusste Blick



Trude Fleischmann: Der selbstbewusste Blick


 

Sculptural Study of a Viennese Dancer by Trude Fleishmann





Sunday, March 13, 2011

Proportions of the body examples of Hercules and Venus de Medici

This print about the relative proportions of the human body is from the Imperial Encyclopaedia or Dictionary of the Sciences and Arts Published by J. Robbins and Co., Paternoster-Row, London.

The print from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay.



Hercules engraving from Raccolta di Statue Antiche e Moderne, Venus de Medici from a book published by J. Hagger.



From Scelta de più bei Monumenti della Scultura Antica, also for sale on Ebay, Venus is in the upper left.


An 1870 Lithograph which includes Hercules, also for sale on Ebay. The images include: Statue of the Throned Jupiter; Head of Jupiter of Otricoli; Ino-Leukothea with the Dionysos Child; Pallas of Vellatri; Diana of Versailles; Hercules Farnese; Head of Esculapius, from Melos; Horse-Tamer at Monte Cavallo; Eros and Psyche; Statue of Apoxyomenos; Statue of the Sleeping Ariadne; Centaur Borghese; The Grinder; Statue of the Resting Hermes; and Barberini Faun.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Ancient Greek Costume

From the German Bilder Atlas published in Leipzig by Brockhaus, 1874.
The plate from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.


"Zeuxis malt das Bild der Helena nach den schönsten Mädchen der Stadt Kroton," by E. Pagliano.
(The Greek painter Zeuxis painting a picture of Helen using the most beautiful girls of Kroton)

This print is also for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.

Greek and Roman Dress from A to Z (Ancient World from A to Z)Women's Dress in the Ancient Greek World (Classical Press of Wales)


Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Eve holding an Apple and the Vatican Apollo prints published by R. Ackermann


Eve holding an apple, published June 1 1819, at R.Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
The plate from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.

R. Ackermann was a publisher in the early 19th century. Google books has an example, R. Ackermann's Repository of fashions.

Another example is George Moutard Woodward (1760-1809), Grotesque Borders for Screens, Billiard Rooms, Dressing Rooms, &c., &c., Forming a Caricature Assemblage of Oddities, Whimsicalities & Extravaganzas!! which can be seen at theis blog Graphic Arts
Exhibitions, acquisitions, and other highlights from the Graphic Arts Collection, Princeton University Library
.

Hand coloured prints from Ackermann’s Repository of Arts. The plate from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay.


The print of the Vatican Apollo printed around 1819 is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay. A description of sculpture in the Vatican is at Google Books, The Vatican; The Ideal of Man Among the Ancients; The Meleager, the Apollo Belvedere, the Laocoon, and the Mercury; The Banks of the Tiber - A Traveler's Essay


A study of the figure in movement, Mowers by W. H. Pyne printed by Ackermann is also for sale on Ebay.  Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

La Vie Parisienne - Drawings of Women

 On the left the cover by P. Brissaud, on the right a cover by R. Prejelan.

 
Women through the ages by C. Herouard, and Deja Prete by C. Herouard.


Nos tyrans  by R. Prejelan, and the Three Graces by George Barbier.


Entire magazines and prints are for sale on  Ebay.

La Vie Parisienne




Another blog, Retrorambling, has a series of posts about the illustrators of La Vie Parisienne.

 

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