Sunday, April 28, 2013

William Cowper (1666-1709)...Myotomia reformata... 1724




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William Cowper (1666-1709) was an English surgeon and anatomist.
 This is his most noted work, and is one of the most beautiful anatomical atlases 
of its time. The first edition was published in 1694 and contained ten illustrative plates. 
Cowper then spent the years until his death on expanding it for the second edition (1724)


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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Ex Libris... Raul dal Molin Ferenzona...



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Ex Libris Gianni Mantero (Successful reincarnation). 1946. Drypoint.



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Monogram 1943


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1934



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1947


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1943


Sunday, April 14, 2013

Ian Hugo...Engravings... 1940's



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Between ~ 1941



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Ain't Necessarily So ~ 1945




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 Baba-Lu-Aye ~ 1942




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Symphony ~ 1943



Saturday, April 6, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Comte de Lautréamont (4 April 1846 – 24 November 1870)...Happy Birthday...




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Chants de Maldoror illustration  Hans Bellmer 1971


Pale hair in thick windings
Crackled in shadows horribly;
And behind, in rough, long hummings
There unreeled, according to species and size,
The animals of the earth and of the heavenly circlings.















Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Hans Christian Andersen...Happy Birthday... Picture book...1869




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Hans Christian Ørsted's Picture-Book was made in 1869 by Mathilde Ørsted and Hans Christian Andersen.



'' If a marble city with golden roofs had lain before him he would not have
been astonished, his imagination was prepared for anything ''

H C Andersen ~ Only a fiddler


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