Posts Tagged ‘Étienne-Jules Marey’
Elaine, the Lily Maid of Astolat
Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), Illustrations to Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, and other poems
(London: Henry S. King, 1875). volume 1, 12 albumen silver prints.
Via Graphic Arts.
ajinayajnopavita : deer skin worn over the left shoulder by Hindu ascetics
bashylk : scythian pointed felt cap
kalabaku : many stringed cummerbund
karnaphul : flower-shaped earring
Who are you, and why are you suddenly buying books that nobody else in the world seems interested in?
The Caves of a Thousand Buddhas: Russian Expeditions on the Silk Road, at The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, to the 5th April.
If I had a hammer:
photograph by Étienne-Jules Marey, published in
CH. Frémont – Etudes Expérimentales de Technologie Industrielle – 64e mémoire –
Le Marteau, Le Choc, Le Marteau Pneumatique.
Pattern of light made by violinist Jascha Heifetz’s bow. From a sequence by Gjon Mili for LIFE magazine, 1952.
Étienne-Jules Marey, Bird Flight, Pigeon Landing, 1894. (which came fluttering down into my consciousness first thing this morning via the very wonderful gaslightgirl).
The page The Pioneers : An Anthology : Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904) , home of this delightful creature, is full of similar wonders.
Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1970