Talbot HUGHES - Echo - 1900

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Eugène GRASSET Calendrier "La Belle Jardinière" 1896



  1. and if you notice the dresses, you can see the zodiac signs simbols of the respective month

  2. Yes Pati, there's really interesting details in all these pictures!

  3. To Pati: You can also notice the references to the history of art. The August sheet, for example, is van-Gogh-like (check the clouds e.g.) and if you also take a look at the gesture of the figure and her hair you will easily recall Botticelli's "Birth of Venus".

  4. I found an incomplete set of these images as postcards, printed in West Germany. My research shows the images were created for a calendar, were they ever used in an architectural setting? I thought that might explain the empty space on one side of the image.
    thanks for your thoughts, C