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Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican graphic artist collective, founded 1937), Strangling Calaveras, 1942
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In this energetic, collaborative four-page broadside, several Taller de Gráfica Popular artists took up the calavera’s dark humor to lionize military heroes, satirize murderers and the press, and...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican graphic artist collective, founded 1937), <em>Strangling Calaveras</em>, 1942
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican printmaking collective, founded 1937), Album of 25 Illustrated Educational Handbills, 1938–1942
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The handbills in this album exemplify the Taller de Gráfica Popular’s attempts to achieve one of its primary goals: to speak directly to and for the Mexican people, in this case chiefly urban and...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican printmaking collective, founded 1937), <em>Album of 25 Illustrated Educational Handbills</em>, 1938–1942
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), Sketchbook, 1929-42
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The visionary Belgian artist James Ensor inventoried nearly 250 paintings and drawings he had made from 1876 onward in this unusually orderly sketchbook.
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1929-42
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), A New Art Book, 1549
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Henrich Vogtherr the Elder and his son illustrated an exceedingly popular book of woodcut patterns for artists in Strassburg in 1538. This pirated Dutch copy from about a decade later includes all...
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), <em>A New Art Book</em>, 1549
Turning the Pages: Leopoldo Méndez, (Mexican 1902–1969), Río Escondido, 1948
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Leopoldo Méndez created this narrative series of linocuts about injustice to accompany the credits of a Mexican film of the same name.
Turning the Pages: Leopoldo Méndez, (Mexican 1902–1969), <em>Río Escondido</em>, 1948
Turning the Pages: Maximilian Josef Wagenbauer (German, 1774-1829), Studies of Trees for Beginning Artists, 1817
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German Romantic artists felt close to nature and the historical past; this drawing handbook offered the novice draftsman a wide array of realistic and nostalgic trees to copy.
Turning the Pages: Maximilian Josef Wagenbauer (German, 1774-1829), <em>Studies of Trees for Beginning Artists</em>, 1817
Turning the Pages: Lucas Cranach the Younger (German, 1515-1586), The Art of Wrestling, 1539
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Lucas Cranach the Younger’s masterful woodcuts delight in showing grappling bodies in motion in this exceedingly rare Renaissance wrestling handbook.
Turning the Pages: Lucas Cranach the Younger (German, 1515-1586), <em>The Art of Wrestling</em>, 1539
Turning the Pages: Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), Sketchbook, June 1883-September 1886
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This is the only known sketchbook by the French Impressionist painter Gustave Caillebotte, painter of the Art Institute of Chicago's famous...
Turning the Pages: Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), Sketchbook, June 1883-September 1886
Turning the Pages: Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) Sketchbook, 1818-19
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This digitally-rebound volume consists of 36 folios with drawings and sketches in several media showing soldiers, horses, and other subjects drawn by Géricault around 1818-19. Several adjoining...
Turning the Pages: Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) Sketchbook, 1818-19
Turning the Pages: English Mirror of Human Salvation Manuscript, 1382/1406
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During the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, monks and preachers throughout Europe employed the Speculum humanae salvationis as an educational tool. The simple pen drawings with intermittent...
Turning the Pages: English Mirror of Human Salvation Manuscript, 1382/1406
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