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ixgart: ART HISTORY: Franklin Booth (1874-1948) Art Drawings, Illustrators, Art, Franklin Booth, Charcoal Drawing, Artwork, Pen And Ink, Illustration Art, Art Design

This guy is craaazy. Apparently he learned his style by copying what he thought were pen and ink drawings. They turned out to be wood engravings. This is the result. A bit about him: Booth was born in Indiana and grew up on a farm in the middle of nowhere. Back then, major publications like Scribner’s and Harper’s relied on both illustrators and engravers to provide images; the illustrators’ drawings were engraved for printing. These illustrations were what Booth learned from. He eventually…

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Patrick Miller
Manga, Art, Draw, Fantasy Art, Wald, Ilustrasi, Drawings, Fotografie, Dark Fantasy Art

Lucy Beatrice Stevens (American illustrator 1876-1947) The four drawing suite is entitled Four Oaks, with subtitles referencing the four movements of classical musical compositions—allegro, andante, scherzo, and allegro con brio. It is drawn much the spirit of Franklin Booth. I have replaced the original figure with a Franklin Booth illustration. Originals delineated at this site: mydelineatedlife.blogspot.com/2010/10/four-oaks.html

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Jonathan Edwards