Regency illustrations (Great Britain, 1811-1820)

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The Regency Period (1811-1820) corresponded to the temporary Reign of the Prince Regent George as King of Great Britain. Indeed, his father George III was ill. The Regency period was characterized by romance, luxury and raise of literature and arts. … Continue reading

The Charlotte Brönte’s novel “Jane Eyre” in illustrations

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Jane Eyre was written by the British novelist Charlotte Brönte and published in 1847, during the Victorian era (1837-1901). Talented artists illustrated this book. “Jane Eyre was a 10-year-old orphan who lives with her uncle’s family; her parents had died … Continue reading

Floral illustrations

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Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard alias Grandville (1803-1847) was a French illustrator. He drew caricatures, illustrated Jean De la Fontaine’s fables and made surrealist portraits (Hybrids…). Source :

Une jeune femme Byzantine

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My photos of mosaics of the Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (Martonara) in Palermo, Sicily and illustration of a Byzantine woman (Pinterest). This church (1149) is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture (10th-12th centuries) in Sicily. This style mingled Byzantine (gold … Continue reading