Sunday, August 28, 2011

George Pavis - humorous look at artists of the salon

This drawing by G. Pavis from the pages of La Vie Parisienne show humorous illustrations of artists preparing for and attending the Salon.

Another illustration by G. Pavis shows an artist's model in sub freezing temperatures.

See more at Cubism and Fauvism in La Vie Parisienne


 
 Life Drawing - Croquis de Pierre Lissac - drawings from the pages of La Vie Parisienne,   La Vie Parisienne

Friday, August 26, 2011

Specimens of Antient Sculpture, Aegyptian, Etruscan, Greek, and Roman



 Hercules, Mercury rear view, Mercury front view.
 Jupiter, three views
 
Apollo Didymaeus rear view and front view, Hercules
Discabolus, Venus, Apollo
Specimens of Antient Sculpture, Aegyptian, Etruscan, Greek, and Roman was published by the Society of Dilettanti in 1809. The Society sought to bridge the gap between ancients and moderns. a description of the Society is in Dilettanti: the antic and the antique in eighteenth-century England By Bruce Redford, J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute. A copy of the original book sold for £580 in 2010. Thirteen are listed in Libraries around the world.

The prints are for sale on Ebay.

The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology and Identity in the British Enlightenment (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Series)

Dilettanti: The Antic and the Antique in Eighteenth-Century England

Saturday, August 20, 2011

OHNE MODE: 20 WEIBLICHE AKTSTUDIEN NACH DER NATUR (IN HELIOGRAVÜRE) FÜR KÜNSTLER UND KUNSTFREUNDE.


Without fashion: 20 Female studies from the nude in Heliogravure from nature for artists and art lovers.

Ohne Mode: 20 Weibliche Aktstudien nach der Natur in Heliogravüre für Künstler und Kunstfreunde. Leipzig A. Schumann's Verlag (1902)

Description by a bookseller: "20 weibliche Aktstudien nach der Natur von W. Hümmer in Heliogravure vervielfältigt von der Kunstanstalt Obernetter München". Rare portfolio with 20 photographs of females in the nude by W. Hümmer. Photos are on heavy card stock. "20 female studies reproduced from the nude from nature by W. Hümmer in photogravure of the Art Institute Obernetter Munich"




Ohne Mode: 20 weibliche Aktstudien nach der Natur (in Heliogravüre) für Künstler und Kunstfreunde. at Amazon.com

Ohne Mode: 20 Weibliche Aktstudien nach der Natur in Heliogravüre für Künstler und Kunstfreunde. On Ebay

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Der Schoene Mensch im Altertum by Heinrich Bulle

Proportions of the adult male

 Proportions of a newborn and proportions of a two year old.

Plates describing the proportions of the human body from Der schoene Mensch im Altertum. Eine Geschichte des Koerper ideals bei Aegyptern, Orientalen u. Griechen.
The beautiful man in antiquity. A history of the body ideal for Egyptians, Greeks and Orientals.
There are 2 volumns, click here to see volume 2 for sale on Ebay.
Der Schoene Mensch Im Altertum (Band II (Volume 2))
Ideale Nacktheit in Der Griechischen Kunst (Jahrbuch Des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts, 26. Erganzungsheft)

Victor Bergdahl - Early Animator

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