Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Eugène GRASSET Calendrier "La Belle Jardinière" 1896













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5 comments:

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

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

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  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".

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  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

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