Tuesday, February 15, 2011

François-Louis Schmied (Geneva, 1873 - 1941) - Myths and Visions











1. Woodcut for the "Odyssey" - The two Eagles of the Omen, 1930-1933.

2. Woodcut for the "Odyssey" - The Cliff of Gortyn, 1930-1933.

3. Woodcut for the "Odyssey" - The Cyclops, 1930-1933.

4. Woodcut for "The Creation", 1928.

5. Woodcut for the "French Ballads" by Paul Fort, 1927.

6. Woodcut for "Daphné" by A. de Vigny, 1927.

7. Woodcut frontispiece of "Le Paradis Musulman" (Muslim Paradise) by J.C. Mardrus, 1930.

8. Woodcut for "Le Paradis Musulman" (Muslim Paradise) by J.C. Mardrus, 1930.

9. Woodcut for "Le livre de la Vérité de Parole" (The book of The Truth of Speech) by J. C Mardrus, 1929.

10. Woodcut for "Le livre de la Vérité de Parole" (The book of The Truth of Speech) by J. C Mardrus, 1929.

9 comments:

Janas said...

This post contain images scanned from:

L'Illustration N°4683 - 90° Année - 3 December 1932.

Santo Alligo - Pittori di carta, libri illustrati tra otto e novecento Vol.2 - Little Nemo Editore, 2005.

bolingo69 said...

Beautiful!

Janas said...

Bolingo, I thank you for your frequent ascents to the volcano and for look inside the caldera.

Ken said...

It is so wonderful to be introduced to the dazzling work of artists previously unknown to me.

Thank you for sharing the beauty!!

Janas said...

You're welcome Ken and thank you for visiting my blog. I'm glad you found something pleasing to your eyes.

ARTUNAD said...

Do you want to know who was the ghost
of this "FL Schmied"? Who made the pictures?

His name is GUSTAVE MIKLOS,famous art-deco french sculpter...

See:
gustave-miklos-monographie.com

Janas said...

Thanks for the information.

Danuta Cichocka said...

Yoa are welcom Janas,

See too:
gusatave-miklos-monograph.com

Janas said...

Welcome Danuta and thank you for visiting my blog.

I repost the correct address:

Gustave Miklos