Vintage Halloween illustrations and paintings

This gallery contains 50 photos.

Halloween’s origin dates back to the Ancient Druidic (Celtic) festival of Samhain taking place in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. On the night of October 31, about 2000 years ago, people celebrated Samhain. They believed that the ghosts of the deads … Continue reading

At the time of Jane Austen

This gallery contains 21 photos.

Portrait of Jane Austen, Dollhouse wallpaper Regency 04 and a Regency fashion illustration. Portrait of Jane Austen : A different version : Regency fashion illustration, a portrait of Jane Austen and Dollhouse wallpaper Regency 04. The Regency Period (1811-1820) refers … Continue reading

The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

This gallery contains 104 photos.

F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator Coles Philipps

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

This gallery contains 94 photos.

André Édouard Marty (1882-1974) was a French engraver and illustrator. He studied at the École des Beaux arts where he met the future Art Deco illustrators André Brissaud, Georges Lepape and Charles Martin. He was an important figure of the … Continue reading

The illustrator Matou en peluche

This gallery contains 112 photos.

“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading