Saturday, October 27, 2012

Inspiration V

      Strutting Bird, by Berthold Löffler  1903
Alonso Cano, San Francisco de Borja (1624)
Illustrations by Olga Kopetzky for Das Nürnberger ABC (Germany, 1912)
Julius Von Klever (1850-1924), Erlkönig, ca. 1887
Louis Anquetin (French, 1861-1932), The Gust of Wind, Bridge over the Seine, 1889. Oil on canvas, 119 x 126 cm. Kunsthalle, Bremen.
Marcel Schwob. La Porte des rêves. Paris, 1899. Illustrations by Georges de Feure
Nils Asplund (1874 - 1958) - Orpheus in the underworld, 1914
Robert de Montesquiou, Montesquiou as the Head of John the Baptist (Honeysuckle fabric by Morris and Company)
William Bruce Ellis Ranken (British, 1881-1941), Young Man Sketching. Oil on canvas, 89 x 69 cm. Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov (1848-1926) - A Russian dinner menu
Here are some Little Nemo strips by Winsor Zenic McCay, so unsettling and detailed. I will do a whole post on these one day, but here's a taster:

'Where has that cage gone! Oh! I was dreaming again, huh! I did get out of it anyway! Um!'
'There's that boy dreaming again. I heard a thump, I think he fell out of bed. Hey! Nemo!'
'Nephew! Oh!! What is it you want of me eh'

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