Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Chapter 1, Science and Art, Nature and Artifice. From the book Drawing Now

Francisco de Goya, 1746 - 1828, Spanish romantic painter and printmaker, from the series Los Disparates, 1816, etching and aquatint.

Portrait of Francisco Goya, 1826, oil on canvas

"...draw like no one is looking..." Link here to article and book review from Core 77.

John Ruskin, The Morgan Library and Museum. Click here.

John Ruskin, 1819-1900, young man, middle age and old age.

Wandering Painter, Bob Dylan. Here and here.

Images from Luigi Serafini's Codex Seraphinianus. Click here for more images and an article by Justin Taylor. More images and comments here.

Caspar David Friedrich, The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, 1818, oil on canvas

A Celestial Map, 17th century, by the Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit

Plate with figures illustrating articles on astronomy, from 1728 Cyclopaedia.

Silk Pattern Book. I found it here.

The Origin of the Sample Book, Cooper Hewitt Exhibition

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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