Thursday, December 05, 2019

Karl Hodina (1935 - 2015) - The Virgin as Devil

Karl Hodina - The Virgin as Devil

"Alongside artists such as Arik Brauer, Ernst Fuchs and Rudolf Hausner, he is one of the representatives of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism."

Artwork and quote found at Dorotheum.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Ulf Rahmberg

Ulf Rahmberg - Painting No. 21 (side A), 1970-73Painting No. 21 (side A), 1970-73

Ulf Rahmberg - Painting No. 21 (side B), 1970-73 (second photo)Painting No. 21 (side B), 1970-73

Ulf Rahmberg - Painting No. 21 (side B), 1970-73Painting No. 21 (side B), 1970-73

Ulf Rahmberg - Grabado #18, 1973Grabado #18, 1973

Ulf Rahmberg - Gears, 1960Gears, 1960
 Ulf Rahmberg -  Title Unknown, 1979Title Unknown, 1979
 Ulf Rahmberg - Flintskallig, 1994Flintskallig, 1994
 Ulf Rahmberg - Joint EngineeringJoint Engineering
 Ulf Rahmberg - Title Unknown, 1979Title Unknown, 1979 Painting 1923, 1960

Gunhild Fryklund - Troll, 1935

Gunhild Fryklund - Troll, 1935 Artwork found at Bukowskis.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Harry Clarke (1889 - 1931)

Harry Clarke illustrated Edgar Allan Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, from George Harrap & Co. Publishing, London, 1923.Interior art for Edgar Allan Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination"  (1936)

Harry Clarke - "Say, rather, the rending of her coffin." Interior art for Edgar Allan Poe's Tale "The Fall of the House of Usher." ,1936"Say, rather, the rending of her coffin." Interior art for Edgar Allan Poe's Tale "The Fall of the House of Usher." (1936)

Harry Clarke - "It was the most noisome quarter of London." Illustration from Edgar Allan Poe's Tale "The Man of the Crowd", 1936"It was the most noisome quarter of London." Illustration from Edgar Allan Poe's Tale "The Man of the Crowd"(1936)

"He shrieked once, once only." Art by Harry Clarke for Poe's "Tales of Mystery & Imagination" (1936)"He shrieked once, once only." Art for Poe's "Tales of Mystery & Imagination" (1936)

"An attachment which seemed to attain new strength." Art by Harry Clarke for Poe's Tale "Metzengerstein" (1936)"An attachment which seemed to attain new strength." Art for Poe's Tale "Metzengerstein" (1936)

"Gnashing its teeth and flashing fire from its eyes, it flew upon the body of the girl." Art by Harry Clarke for Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1936)"Gnashing its teeth and flashing fire from its eyes, it flew upon the body of the girl." Art for Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1936)

"The dagger dropped gleaming upon the sable carpet." Art by Harry Clarke for Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1936)"The dagger dropped gleaming upon the sable carpet." Art for Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1936)

"I had walled the monster up within the tomb!"  Art by Harry Clarke for Poe's "The Black Cat" (1936)"I had walled the monster up within the tomb!"  Art for Poe's "The Black Cat" (1936)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Fritz Aigner (1930 - 2005)

Fritz Aigner - Illustration from "The Beauty and the Beast", 1970Illustration from "The Beauty and the Beast", 1970

Fritz Aigner - What I wanted to say ... with self-expression, 1970 What I wanted to say ... with self-expression, 1970

Fritz Aigner - Figures, 1970Figures, 1970

Fritz Aigner - Frog King - from "The Beauty and the Beast" seriesFrog King - from "The Beauty and the Beast" series

Fritz Aigner - Title Unknown

Fritz Aigner - Untitled, 1971Untitled, 1971

Fritz Aigner - Second illustration from "The Beauty and the Beast", 1970Second illustration from "The Beauty and the Beast", 1970

Fritz Aigner

Fritz Aigner - illustration from "The Beauty and the Beast", 1995 From Series "The Beauty and the Beast", 1995

Fritz Aigner - Erotic Representations Erotic Representations

Fritz Aigner - The Big Fight, 1979The Big Fight, 1979

Most artworks found at Dorotheum.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Julius Rosenbaum - Etchings illustrating 'Judith' by C. F. Hebbel, 1922

Julius Rosenbaum - Illustration from 'Judith' by C. F. Hebbel, entitled 'Taumel' or 'Frenzy'.  1922'Taumel' or 'Frenzy'

Julius Rosenbaum - Illustration from 'Judith' by C. F. Hebbel, entitled 'Gluckspiel' or 'Game of Chance'. 1922'Gluckspiel' or 'Game of Chance'

Julius Rosenbaum - Illustration from 'Judith' by C. F. Hebbel, entitled 'The Devil as Matchmaker'.  1922'The Devil as Matchmaker'


Artworks found at the online collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Monday, November 04, 2019

19th Century Costume Designs

Costume Design - 01, late 19th C

Costume Design - 04, late 19th C

Costume Design - 02, late 19th C

Costume Design - 03, late 19th C

Artworks found at the online collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Saturday, October 05, 2019

George Dance the Younger (1741 - 1825)

The Devil appearing to a seated man

'The Syren'

Scene with a skeleton appearing to a figure in bed

'The Arimarpian'

Man sitting at a table with a skeleton

Howcommumariums with their trusty steed

A skeleton and two figures in a Gothic building

Four imaginary creatures

A ghost appearing to a man in bed

Crowned man riding a dragon and a man clinging to a flying se...

A ghost appearing to a group of figures

'A Non-Descript'

A Scorpionical horned Offingoffle saluting a Billantail of hi...

Crowned man on a dragon with a flying genii holding a torch

See more drawings by the artist here.

Artworks found at the Royal Academy of Arts.