Friday, May 09, 2008

Gustave Henri Jossot

Drawing of the devil, 1903.
Image found in this collection of Jossot artworks.

Formaldehyde Drinker in L'Assiette au Beurre 1907 - "A frightening caricature by the anarchist artist Jossot, showing a deranged mortician drinking formaldehyde used to preserve a dead foetus."

There are a handful of color lithographs by Jossot depicting living skeletons here.
To see more work by Jossot browse through copies of L'Assiette au Beurre.
Read more on Jossot at Wikipedia..

No comments: