31 January 2012

Emil Orlik...

A fantastic course on the Victorian novel has occupied much of my time this month, so, in a modest effort to share something with you during January 2012, here are the illustrations from my copy of Lafcadio Hearn's Lotos, beautifully illustrated by Czech printmaker, Emil Orlik (1870 - 1932).

Japanischer Garten, 1904
Source: Wikimedia Commons

 Still Life with Fruit, Azaleas and Pheasant 1905
Source: findartinfo.com

More information and many more magnificent examples of Orlik's work can be found here.

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