Sunday, December 30, 2012

Edward Comly Trego

Drawings by Edward Comly Trego, early 20th Century artist. See them on Ebay, the one to the right is from the website LiveAuctioneers.

Another image at Ivey - Selkirk Auctioneers.

More from LiveAuctioneers.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012

18th Century Flemish School Academic Drawings

According to the seller on Ebay these drawings were executed at the Bruges Academy which was under the direction of Jozef van de Kerckhove, Matthias de Visch, and Jan Antoon Garemijn.

Examples of  Matthias de Visch at
Examples of Jan Antoon Garemijn  at 
More about art in Belgian, Paul Gosselin's Blog.

Flemish Art and Architecture, 1585-1700 (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century (National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogues)
From Flanders to Florence: The Impact of Netherlandish Painting, 1400-1500

Monday, October 29, 2012

The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres

Skeleton from The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Another post about the Dictionary.And one more.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Guy Colwell

Guy Colwell, comic book artist, did this nude study in 1963. See the drawing on Ebay.


Central body: The art of Guy Colwell, including work from the years 1964 to 1991

Inner City Romance by Guy Colwell. See it on Ebay.

Another figure by Guy Colwell auctioned at Heritage Auctions

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Skeleton by John Linnell

Skeleton drawing attributed to John Linnell, British portrait and landscape artist.
Here are some portraits by John Linnell at the Auckland Art Gallery.
He engraved plates for Varley's work in which he tried to combine astrology and physiognomy.
An example can be seen at the E.J.Pratt Library, Victoria University Toronto.
More skeletons at this post. Also How to Draw a Skeleton - Bilderbuch fur Kinder. The Human Skeleton and Muscles - Johann Georg Heck. And Skeletons for Halloween. And Histoire Naturelle des Mammifères. And The Human Skeleton.

Portrait John Linnell Artist Old Print 1882 Antique Art
Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection, London
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