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.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sergei Sharov - Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1969

Sergei Sharov - Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1969

Sergei Sharov - Temptation of Saint Anthony,fragment, 1969

Artworks found at the Sergei Sharov site.

James R Bingham - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, by Ray Bradbury, illustration for Saturday Evening Post, June 1951

James R Bingham - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, illustration for Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1951Painting from Ray Bradbury’s art collection.

James R Bingham - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, illustration for Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1951, page

James R Bingham - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, illustration detail for Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1951

Photo from the Saturday Evening Post found here.