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.

Doll

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

Thursday, October 11, 2012

French Prints of Classical Statuary

 Apollo, Leda
See the drawings on Ebay.

Venus Victorious over Mars

All from an unknown French Volume about Classical Sculptures.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

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