Lush allegorical girls, Grecian maids and Victorian maidens, Indians, jap, dancers, housewives, courtesans; girls dancing, smiling, operating, weeping, flirting — an surprisingly wealthy sourcebook of female poses and actions, costumes, garments, lifestyle, and masses more. Images chosen from infrequent problems with Leslie's Weekly, The London Illustrated information, The Graphic, and extra. 488 illustrations.

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0-486-40703-9) artwork DECO ornamental styles IN complete colour, Christian Stoll. (0-486-44862-2) decorative varieties FROM NATURE, Edited via Christian Stoll. (0-486-46888-7) jap SILK DESIGNS IN complete colour, Edited by way of M. P. Verneuil. (0-486-43717-5) artwork NOUVEAU FLORAL styles AND STENCIL DESIGNS IN complete colour, M. P. Verneuil. (0-486-40126-X) paintings NOUVEAU FLORAL decoration IN colour, M. P. Verneuil et al. Edited through C. R. Fry. (0-486-23409-6) See each Dover publication in print at www. doverpublications. com Copyright © 1978, 1982 by way of Dover guides, Inc. All rights reserved. girls: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century resources is a brand new paintings, first released through Dover courses, Inc. , in 1978. moment, revised variation released in 1982. DOVER Pictorial Archive sequence This e-book belongs to the Dover Pictorial Archive sequence. you'll use the designs and representation for snap shots and crafts functions, unfastened and with out precise permission, only if you comprise not more than ten within the comparable booklet or undertaking. (For permission for extra use, please write to Dover guides, Inc. , 31 East 2d road, Mineola, N. Y. 11501. ) even though, republication or copy of any representation via the other image provider even if it's in a booklet or in the other layout source is exactly prohibited. Library of Congress Catalog Card quantity: 78-59233 foreign normal e-book quantity 9780486132136 synthetic within the usa by way of Courier company 23703623 www. doverpublications. com desk of Contents DOVER PICTORIAL ARCHIVE sequence name web page Copyright web page PUBLISHERS notice PUBLISHERS notice wooden engravings, with their crisp black-and-white traces, have been popularized by way of Thomas Bewick on the finish of the eighteenth century and speedy grew to become the popular medium of mass replica of art within the 19th. whereas there have been simply approximately 20 wooden engravers within the usa in 1838, through 1870 their quantity had swelled to approximately four hundred. so much of them earned their dwelling through engraving illustrations for the good periodicals of the period, Harper’s Weekly and Leslie’s Illustrated top-rated between them. With nice ability the artists rendered sketches and images into designated illustrations. The medium admitted a wide selection of types from basic, daring line drawings to these so conscientiously labored that the impact of gradation of tone was once accomplished, occasionally with an impressionistic feeling. through the mid-1880s the capacity had turn into to be had for reproducing images as halftone illustrations, yet they have been either crude and dear. It used to be no longer till the Eighteen Nineties that the artwork of wooden engraving started to be outdated by means of the recent procedure. sarcastically, now that the means of the wooden engraving has been principally misplaced, the recognition of those illustrations is reviving. Artists locate the fabric generally adaptable to tasks corresponding to university. image designers are rediscovering how good the engravings supplement typography. utilizing his prepared eye, artist Jim Harter has culled this option from problems with Harper’s, Leslie’s, The [London] image and The London Illustrated information.

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