Showing posts with label woodcuts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label woodcuts. Show all posts

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Monday, December 2, 2013

Woodcut... The Crucifixion...1830



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Rennes, France c1830


Spina, clavi, lancea,
Mite corpus perforarunt:
Unda manat et cruor:
Terra, pontus, astra, mundus,
Quo lavantur flumine!


Thorns, nails, and spear pierce that gentle
Body: water flows forth, and blood: in which
stream are cleansed the earth, the ocean, the
stars, and the world!


from the hymn Crux fidelis




Saturday, October 5, 2013

Edward Topsell ...The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents ... woodcuts 1658




Published in 1658, The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents depicts both real and fantastical creatures in detailed woodcuts. A wide swath of the animal kingdom is represented, including mammals, reptiles,amphibians, insects, and marine life, as well as an array of mythical beasts. 


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MORE woodcuts HERE


Stultifera navis (Ship of Fools) ... Sebastian Brant... woodcuts by Albrecht Dürer... 1498




Woodcuts attributed to  Albrecht Durer. Illustrations from the book
Stulifera navis (Ship of fools) by Sebastian Brant, published by
Johann Bergmann in Basel in 1498



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Five Foolish Virgins

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The Ship of Sight


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Fools far, near and Forever

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He Who Judges Others


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Of Gods Plagues and Punishments


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The Ship of Touch



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Of Dancing


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Of Luck


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Of Scorned Joy


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Of Wooing




Monday, March 11, 2013

Marcus Behmer (1879-1955) ... Ver Sacrum... illustrations




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Faust and Wagner 1903

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Angel of Death

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Death on a tree


illustrations for Ver Sacrum ("Sacred Spring" in Latin)  the official magazine of the Vienna Secession. Published from 1898 to 1903



more from Flickr Set

previous Behmer on Cabinet



Thursday, February 21, 2013

Jan Konůpek (1883-1950)... woodcut and etching... 1925


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Woodcut ~ Creation of a man ~ 1925


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from  cycle of 10 etchings Monastery 1925 ~ Mysteries of the night