The Waking Dream (Surreal Graphic Art 1450-1900)-Pt.2

Here’s some more from The Waking Dream: Fantasy and the Surreal in Graphic Art 1450-1900   [click on image to enlarge]

Holbein-The Arms of Death

Holbein-The Day of Judgement

Giulio Campagnola-The Astrologer

Leon Davent-Christ in Limbo

flemish engraving

Athanasius Kircher-plate from China Monumentis

Thomas Bartholin-frontispiece of Anatomia Reformata

Sebastien Le Clerc

Joseph De Cisse

Louis Boulanger-The Phantoms

Henry Holiday-plate from The Hunting of the Snark

Martin Schongauer-The Temptation of St. Anthony

Noel Garnier-the letter X from 15th century alphabet

Martino Rota-The Battle of Truth

Giovanni Battista Bracelli-plate from Bizarrerie

Giovanni Battista Bracelli-plate from Bizarrerie

Giovanni Battista Bracelli-plate from Bizarrerie

 

    • chris
    • March 17th, 2012

    man, this must be one awesome book! i bet you could get the next 5 years worth of ribeye flyers from it. ;)
    the Martin Schongauer image made me think of this song…

    thanks again for sharing these!!

    • pillsburry
    • February 19th, 2013

    I love this book. I have it at home! Nice blog. :)

  1. http://www.ipernity.com/doc/goetzkluge/19289329/ is a larger version of Henry Holiday’s illustration to Lewis Carroll’s “The Hunting of the Snark”. My Snark hunt started from there. — Regards from Munich, Goetz

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