Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Edmund Joseph Sullivan

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The Writing On The Wall. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915The Writing On The Wall. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915
 Edmund Joseph Sullivan - "A Bride Of Christ", The Violation of Belgium. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915A Bride Of Christ, The Violation of Belgium. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915
 Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The King Of Clubs, The Kaiser's Fortune. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915The King Of Clubs, The Kaiser's Fortune. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The Black Mass. No. 2, Sacrifice to Moloch. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915The Black Mass. No. 2, Sacrifice to Moloch. Illustration from "The Kaiser's Garland, 1915

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The Annuity II, 1914The Annuity II, 1914

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The Saumon, 1914The Saumon, 1914

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Christian Fighteth Apollyon, 1901Christian Fighteth Apollyon, 1901

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - "Flee, or die!", 1907"Flee, or die!", from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - A boy rushed into the hall, 1907"A boy rushed into the hall.", from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The dwarf, shuddering and scolding, leapt away into a dark ravine, 1907The dwarf, shuddering and scolding, leapt away into a dark ravine.", from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Then the dwarf threw Sintram's lock of hair high up towards the clouds, 1907"Then the dwarf threw Sintram's lock of hair high up towards the clouds.", from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - "Once more he began his impious praises of Gabriella's beauty",  from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908"Once more he began his impious praises of Gabriella's beauty.", from "Sintram and His Companions" by La Motte-Fou Freiherr de, 1908

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - "Hyde had a song upon his lips as he compounded the draught, and as he drank it pledged the dead man." Illustration for "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1927"Hyde had a song upon his lips as he compounded the draught, and as he drank it pledged the dead man." Illustration for "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1927

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Drunkard Beset by Vermin, 1914Drunkard Beset by Vermin, 1914

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - A Vision of Sin, 1914A Vision of Sin, 1914
 Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The fires of Hell brake out of thy rising sun. Illustration from "Maud, a monodrama." by Alfred and Baron Tennyson, 1922The fires of Hell brake out of thy rising sun. Illustration from "Maud, a monodrama." by Alfred and Baron Tennyson, 1922

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - The Fairy Radio Banishes the Demon Dulness, 1926The Fairy Radio Banishes the Demon Dulness, 1926

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Illustration (1) from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913Illustration from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Illustration (2) from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913.jpgIllustration from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913

Edmund Joseph Sullivan - Illustration (3) from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913.jpgIllustration from "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", 1913


Details on the life of Edmund Joseph Sullivan can be found on his Wikipedia page.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam can be viewed at Archive.org and additional higher quality scans of the illustrations can be found at Book Graphics.

The The Kaiser's Garland can also be found at Archive.org

Andreas Leonhard Roller

Andreas Leonhard Roller - Three Fantastic Flying Figures, 19th CenturyThree Fantastic Flying Figures, 19th c
 Andreas Leonhard Roller - A Sorcerer and a Devil, 19th CenturyA Sorcerer and a Devil, 19th c

Andreas Leonhard Roller - Aula Sepulcrale, 19th CenturyAula Sepulcrale, 19th c

Artworks likely used as designs for the Russian Imperial Theater.


Found at The Morgan Library and Museum.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Hans Tegner

Hans Tegner - "They carried the mirror about everywhere, till at last there was not a country nor any person who had not been distorted in it."  from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900"They carried the mirror about everywhere, till at last there was not a country nor any person who had not been distorted in it."  from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - "The emperor felt as if some one was sitting on his chest. He opened his eyes, and then he saw it was Death." from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900"The emperor felt as if some one was sitting on his chest. He opened his eyes, and then he saw it was Death." from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900

Hans Tegner - "There the sea-witch was sitting." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900"There the sea-witch was sitting." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - "Johannes untied his handkerchief and showed the Princess the ugly head of the troll." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900"Johannes untied his handkerchief and showed the Princess the ugly head of the troll." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - "The King lead Johannes out into the Princess' garden. In every tree hung three or four skeletons of Princes who had wooed the Princess." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales), by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900"The King lead Johannes out into the Princess' garden. In every tree hung three or four skeletons of Princes who had wooed the Princess." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales), by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - "There, on one of the largest tombstones, Elisa saw some ugly witches." , from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 2, by Hans Christian Andersen, Prague, 1902"There, on one of the largest tombstones, Elisa saw some ugly witches." , from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 2, by Hans Christian Andersen, Prague, 1902

Hans Tegner - "The Will-O'-The-Wisps Are In Town,' Said The Woman From The Marsh. "Take Care of Yourselves!" from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900"The Will-O'-The-Wisps Are In Town,' Said The Woman From The Marsh. "Take Care of Yourselves!" from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900

Hans Tegner - " The storm shifts the sign-boards." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900" The storm shifts the sign-boards." from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - The House Ghost or Abracadabra, from Tegner Udgave Af Ludvig Holbergs "Samtlige Comoedier" (the complete comedies of ludvig holberg) vol. 2, Copenhagen, 1896The House Ghost or Abracadabra, from Tegner Udgave Af Ludvig Holbergs "Samtlige Comoedier" (the complete comedies of ludvig holberg) vol. 2, Copenhagen, 1896

Hans Tegner - "It was Mistress Toothache, Her Terrible Highness! . . . I felt as if a red hot awl passed through my cheekbone." from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900"It was Mistress Toothache, Her Terrible Highness! . . . I felt as if a red hot awl passed through my cheekbone." from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900

Hans Tegner - "Down on the floor the flowers were dancing most gracefully, round and round, holding each other by their long, green leaves."  from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900"Down on the floor the flowers were dancing most gracefully, round and round, holding each other by their long, green leaves."  from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 3, by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - "A grand attack of
 toothache was coming on." from Fairy tales and stories, by 
Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900."A grand attack of toothache was coming on." from Fairy tales and stories, by Hans Christian Andersen, New York, 1900.

Hans Tegner - Illustration from Comoedier, 1896Illustration from Comoedier, 1896


Hans Tegner - Assortment of grotesque head illustrations (6) from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900Assortment of grotesque head illustrations from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - Assortment of grotesque head illustrations (1) from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - Assortment of grotesque head illustrations (2) from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - Assortment of grotesque head illustrations (3) from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900

Hans Tegner - Assortment of grotesque head illustrations (4) from "Fairy tales and stories" by Hans Christian Andersen, 1900


Many of the above scans found thanks to Jan Willemsen.
Information on the life of Tegner can be found on his Wikipedia page.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Ivar Arosenius

NMH 61/2014Evil Powers, 1907

Ivar Axel Henrik Arosenius (October 8, 1878 – January 2, 1909 from the complications of haemophilia), was a Swedish painter and author of picture books. In the latter capacity he is most noted for the book Kattresan (The Cat Journey), which was published after his death. He lived in the village of Älvängen, north of Gothenburg. After his death, his house fell into disrepair and was finally demolished. He is buried at Östra kyrkogården in Gothenburg. - source

Ivar Arosenius - "Dödens död" (The death of death), 1903The Death of Death, 1903

Ivar Arosenius - A Secret, 1905A Secret, 1905

Ivar Arosenius - Princess Of The Troll, 1904Princess Of The Troll, 1904

Ivar Arosenius - Rumor ( Raiders of the city) 1905Rumor ( Raiders of the city) 1905

Ivar Arosenius - "Bachi sjö" (The Sea of Bacchus), 1906"Bachi sjö" (The Sea of Bacchus), 1906

Ivar Arosenius - Interior from a harem, 1903Interior from a harem, 1903

Ivar Arosenius - illustration from "The Tale of the Six Princesses" 1905Illustration from "The Tale of the Six Princesses" 1905

Ivar Arosenius - Backusfest, 1900Backusfest, 1900

Ivar Arosenius - Kärlekens duellanter, 1908Kärlekens duellanter (Love Duel), 1908

Ivar Arosenius - The Old KingThe Old King
 Ivar Arosenius -Trollkarlen och kvinnofågeln, 1908Illustration from "Trollkarlen och kvinnofågeln" (The Wizard and women's bird), 1908

Ivar Arosenius -Christmas Joy, 1905Christmas Joy, 1905  NMH 62/2014The Caliph’s Golden Bird, 1908

Ivar Arosenius -"Människans promenad genom lifvet och deras olika sätt därunder fördriva tiden". Akvarell och tusch."Människans promenad genom lifvet och deras olika sätt därunder fördriva tiden". (Man's walk through life and their ways underneath pass the time.)
Ivar Aronsenius - The ghost of Varmland, 1903The ghost of Varmland, 1903

Ivar Arosenius - Figurkomposition, 1904Untitled, 1904

Ivar Arosenius - OgreOgre

Ivar Arosenius - SerpentSerpent

Ivar Aronsenius - NirvanaNirvana