Monday, May 28, 2012

Venus - Different Prints of the Same Sculpture

All these prints are from  Museum Florentinum by Antonio Francesco Gori. The forst and second are by Carol Gregori, the third by Gio Girmo Frezza, the fourth by Marco Pitteri and the fifth by M. Ant Corsi. 
Left, William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), Center from Wikipedia, Right from the German Encyclopedia Brockhaus Konversations-Lexicon.

Left, Giovanni Domenico Campiglia about 1730, Center Steel Plate Engraving, Right Joseph Mallord William Turner around 1792.

Center, Venus Doree, around 1810, Right, Jan de Bisschop.

Left, Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, 1692-1768 (Italy), Center, from The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres, Right J. Hagger, Publisher.

More examples. Even more examples.

1899 Wood Engraving Sculpture Venus Medici Female Figure Aphrodite Greek Goddess - Original Wood Engraving

The Uffizi: The Official Guide All of the Works

Erwin Hubert

Erwin Hubert (1883 – 1963) another Austrian artist.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Trude Schiebl

Drawing of a bust of Marcus Aurelius and Poseidon

This drawing of a bust of Marcus Aurelius is for sale on Ebay. The drawing was made on 26 February, 1897 by an artist named Vermaelen. Another drawing of Poseidon is possibly by the same artist.

Cast Drawing Using the Sight-Size Approach

Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Gori's Apollo Engravings

 Images of Apollo from an 18th century book of prints of sculptures from the Uffizi Museum in Florence, Italy.

 More at this post, also here.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Mercury in a leaning pose from Gori's Museum Florentinum

Images of a antique sculpture of Mercury from an 18th century book of prints of sculptures from the Museum in Florence, Italy. Antonio Francesco Gori (1691 – 1757) published Museum Florentinum between 1731-1766. Another post.
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