Magazine of Art Illustrated (page 1/4)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Images from The Magazine of Art. Illustrated (c. 1878), published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris and New York.

I have marked these images as being in the public domain, but I am actually not certain if this is correct in all cases. You have been warned!

Title: Magazine of Art Illustrated

Author: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Published by: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Date: 1878

Total items: 27

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Initial letter ``t'' as flower in a pot]

Initial letter “t” as flower in a pot

An artistic and unusual decorative initial “t” from 1878: the letter T is on a flowering plant growing out of a square flower-pot decorated with a Chinese theme. [more...] [$]

[picture: For Ever. By Herbert Schmalz.]

For Ever. By Herbert Schmalz.

To the genre of sentiment, not history, belong Mr. Herbert Schmalz’s “For Ever” (page 352) and Mr. Arthur Stocks’ “Her Sweetest Flower” (page 349); the one is romantic, the other realistic, but both are very tender and sincere in feeling. Mr. Schmalz’s group is posed in lamplight, moonlight shining outside, and consists of a very lovely golden-haired lady and her dark lover, a troubadour, who sits at her feet pausing [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: St. George and the Dragon]

St. George and the Dragon

An engraving showing a statue of St. George slaying the dragon, by J. E. Boehm, A.R.A. St. George is here depicted as an almost-naked man riding a horse, a Roman centurian wearing only sandals and a helmet, with a cape flowing about his shoulders and a spear [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial Capital Letter ``D'' with Bacchus]

Initial Capital Letter “D” with Bacchus

Decorative initial letter capital “D” featuring vine-leaves, and a modestly-clad almost-naked seated Bacchus figure with a large wine-cup. A bare-footed woman or boy outside the letter holds a jug or ewer. Initials with leaves like this are said to be foliated; [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Mirror-Frame (A Wood Carving by Panciera Besarel, of Venice)]

Mirror-Frame (A Wood Carving by Panciera Besarel, of Venice)

[A] mirror-frame by a Venetian wood-carver named Panciera Besarel, whose work exhibits more character and plasticity than perhaps any other Italian that could be named. (p. 265) [more...] [$]


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Images from The Magazine of Art. Illustrated (c. 1878), published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris and New York.

I have marked these images as being in the public domain, but I am actually not certain if this is correct in all cases. You have been warned!


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