Saturday, February 22, 2014

A Painter At Work

A Painter At Work, 1875-76, by Paul Cezanne,  French, 1839-1906.  Oil on panel.

Doris Hill With Balloons

Doris Hill With Balloons, 1930s, by Eugene Robert Richee, American, 1895-1972.  Doris Hill, American, actress, 1905-1972.

El Dorado

Poster for the Polish release of El Dorado, 1973, by Jerzy Flisak, Polish, illustrator, cartoonist, stage designer, 1930-2008.  El Dorado, 1966, directed by Howard Hawks, American, 1896-1977.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

The Wild Bunch Gang

The Wild Bunch Gang, 1901, by John Schwartz, American, 1858-1930. Standing, (L) Will Carver, AKA News, American, 1868-1901, (R) Harvey Logan, AKA Kid Curry, American, 1867-1904.  Seated (L) Harry Alonzo Longabaugh, AKA The Sundance Kid, American, 1876-1908, (C) Ben Kilpatrick, AKA The Tall Texan, 1874-1912, (R) Robert Leroy Parker, AKA Butch Cassidy, American, 1866-1908.  Criminal gang.

Laura Bullion, Bank Robber

Mug shot of Laura Bullion, AKA The Thorny Rose, 1901, photographer unknown, bank robber, prostitute, seamstress, American, exact date of birth unknown, thought to be between 1873-1876. Died 1961.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Burdened Children

Burdened Children, 1930, by Paul Klee, German, born Switzerland, 1879-1940.  Graphite, crayon, and ink on paper on board.

Fire! Fire!

Fire! Fire!, 1963-1964, by Enrico Baj, Italian, 1924-2003.  Oil and meccano on fabric.

You'll Lose A Good Thing

Barbara Lynn, born Barbara Lynn Ozen, American, guitarist, singer, songwriter, 1942-.  Photographer and exact date unknown.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Pinhole Monocular Stereoscopy

Illustration from How Stereoscopic Effects May Be Produced With A Pinhole Diaphragm, published in the May 2, 1908 issue of The Scientific American.  Illustrator unknown.  From my collection.

John Ford On His Deatbed

John Ford On His Deathbed, 1983-84, by R. B. Kitaj, born Ronald Brooks Kitaj, American, 1932-2007.  Oil on canvas.  John Ford, American, born John Martin Feeney, film director, 1894-1973.

Close No. 101

Close No. 101, High Street, Glasgow, Scotland, 1867, by Thomas Annan, British (Scottish), 1829-1887.