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: Horses eating a scanty meal]

Horses eating a scanty meal

THE VERNON GALLERY [more...] [$]

[picture: 152-reading-the-news-q85-416x500.jpg]


A group of working-class people in Victorian dress stand around a man who is leaning on a wooden railing reading out loud from a newspaper. There’s a woman to the man’s immediate right, smiling, wearing a shawl and dress; to her right another woman, with a hat, and two well-wrapped children one of whom is in her arms. Behind her a pale person, and to [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: St. George]

St. George

The engraving shows a circular coin (actually a medal), in grey to indicate bas-relief. It depicts Saint George as a naked man with a Roman military helmet. He rides a horse without saddle or reins or even stirrups for his bare feet, and wields a spear; over his left arm is a cloth. Almost at his right knee (he faces left, as does the horse) is the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Passages From The Poets -- A Garden.]

Passages From The Poets – A Garden.

The picture shows a gentleman and two ladies in probably eighteenth century dress, in the grounds of some large house or castle; they have met along a broad path leading to stone steps, and in the background are stone balustrades and a fountain. But the predominant feature of the picture, without question, is the cover of huge mature trees, the light [...] [more...] [$]

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