Art-Journal (page 2/3)

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

The title page of the collected issues of the Art-Journal for the year 1850. [more...]


[picture: Ornate Rectangular Frame]

Ornate Rectangular Frame

This ornate rectangular frame or cartouche surrounded the volume number of the magazine on the title page. I liked the flourishes on the top and inside, with a hint of acanthus leaves. [more...]


[picture: Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture]

Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture

This is the main engraving from the title page of the 1850 Art-Journal, without the writing. [more...]


[picture: Dedication page With Cartouche]

Dedication page With Cartouche

The dedication page comes after the title page and imprint page. Here it uses a giant circular frame or cartouche of gems or diadems to enclose the text. [more...]


[picture: Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame]

Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame

This giant elliptical (oval) frame or cartouche is taken from the dedication page of the magazine. The giant circular frame or cartouche of gems or diadems enclosed the text. [more...]


[picture: Decorative initial letter O, Floriated]

Decorative initial letter O, Floriated

A foliated (floriated) initial letter “O” as follows: A strong solid ltter O with a nub on the inside and ouside on each side and with an outline, and [...] [more...]


[picture: The Triumph of Love]

The Triumph of Love

The Triumph of Love [more...]


[picture: The Death of Cordelia.]

The Death of Cordelia.

The men, the soldiers, look on anxiously and sad King Lear clutches the dying Cordelia to his breast. [more...]


[picture: A Reminiscence]

A Reminiscence

A path through the trees, strewn with the fallen masonry of gateposts with their terracotta balls; mature trees on either side. In the backgrouns a person wearing a ha and using a cane (or [...] [more...]


[picture: Horses eating a scanty meal]

Horses eating a scanty meal



[picture: Fruit-plate with Bacchus]

Fruit-plate with Bacchus

A plate, intended for fruit, presents the mask of a little Bacchus ornamented by a crown of vine-leaves, which form a basket ready to receive the bounteous gifts of tht god by whom every tree and every product of he garden was protected. The idea is a pleasing one, that from underneath a mass of heaped-up fruits, gradually appears, uncovered, the smiling [...] [...] according to the fashion of former days. In order to render it available for a table, a stand has been added in an appropriate style composed of the twining roots and branches of trees upon which the plate rests, like a sun-flower on its stem, clasped round with ivy and embellished with shells and flowers. (p. 114) [more...]


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