November 17, 2012

The Bookworm

A-von-Salzmann,-Der-Bucherwurm,-1916-Jugend-

Alexander von Salzmann, Der Bücherwurm, 1916 (from Jugend)

Gösta Adrian-Nilsson

01-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-1


02-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-7


03-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-8


04-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-8-detail

05-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-6


06a-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson,-'Rolling-home',-Illuminerad-handskrift


06b-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-4


07-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-4a


08-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-3


09-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-2-1924-5


10-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-1884-1965-'Svenska-folkvisor'-(Swedish-folk-songs)-9


11-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-Sheherazade-sviten


12-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-Sheherazade-sviten-detail


13-Gösta-Adrian-Nilsson-Sheherazade-series,-1916

Illustrations by the Swedish artist Gösta Adrian-Nilsson, also known as GAN (1884–1965).

The Scheherazade illustrations (last few) date from 1916 and the others (from "Swedish Folk Songs") seem to be from around the same time.

See a group of paintings by GAN on feuilleton. All of these images come from expired auction listings.

November 15, 2012

November 13, 2012

Frank Mechau Jr.




"Frank Mechau Jr. (1904-1946) was a well-known Colorado artist who often painted scenes depicting the Western Colorado mountains he loved."

Stumbled on this artist while googling another Frank Mechau, one who illustrated a book by Aldington in 1931.

See Frank crouching in front of a mural sketch.

November 11, 2012

Secession


Things I want based on the cover: "Secession" by Frances Stark