Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Inspiration XV

I haven't done this for ages so this is a pleasure. Here are some pictures I want to stare at all day, prepare your scrolling finger...

    Moebius aka Jean Giraud (French, 1938-2012)  The Eyes of the Cat, 1978

'Parsifal' - 15 illustrations for Richard Wagner’s opera by Franz Stassen. Published 1902  by Verlag von Fischer & Franke, Berlin
Alois Delug (1859-1930) - Les Nornes, 1893

Caravaggio (1571-1610) - Rest on the Flight into Egypt (Detail)

Edmund J. Sullivan, from A dream of fair women, & other poems, by Alfred Lord Tennyson, London, 1900
Full of long-sounding corridors it was,
That over-vaulted grateful gloom,
Thro’ which the livelong day my soul did pass,
Well-pleased, from room to room
(The palace of art)

Fela Kuti - Water no get no enemy

Joseph Clement Coll - (1881–1921) an American book and newspaper illustrator known for his pen and ink drawing.

Lucien Levy-Dhurmer (1865 - 1953) - Naiad

Max Klinger - Die Schonheit, Brahms Phantasie1894

Melchior Lechter, Illustrations for Stefan George’s Maximin- ein Gedenkbuch, Berlin, 1907

Otto Hesselbom (1848-1913), Summer Night Study

Plinio Colombi 'Trauerweiden' 1908

Postcard design by Josef Wenig, ca. 1900

Roberto Franzoni La danza, c. 1914-1915

Vyrista, Russia 1909

Illustration of the Great Pyramid of Giza from Pyramidographia, or a Description of the Pyramids in Ægypt by John Greaves, 1646. The Great Pyramid of Giza was constructed around 2560 BC and was the tallest man made structure in the world for over 3800 years.

Kawase Hasui (1883 -1957)  Tsuta Spa, Mutsu  1919

The Sin - Franz von Stuck - 1893. I can barely handle the intensity of his paintings.. might have to do a whole post on this guy.

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