Sunday, May 26, 2019

W E A L T H . . . by different artists

a 1931 illustration of a bank bursting with money
a 1931 illustration ... one doesn't work,  one's money works for one
         
W E A L T H
          
a 1946 vision of future shopping from home, much like online shopping
a 1946 vision of future shopping from home
        
W E A L T H
       
an Alex Raymond story panel with rich snobs
an Alex Raymond story panel ... two such un-likeables must surely be
criminal imposters      click image twice for full size
        
W E A L T H
          
a 1700s mirrored infinity room in Spain
a 1700s mirrored infinity room in Spain
        
W E A L T H
       
an Eric Fraser illustration of a sultan with harem
an Eric Fraser illustration
         
W E A L T H
          
Scott Wills animation background for Spumco, a rooftop house with golf putting green
a Scott Wills animation background      click twice
        
W E A L T H
       
a private mansion in 1800s Chicago, a photograph
a private mansion in 1800s Chicago
         
W E A L T H
          
         
W E A L T H
       
a Jack Davis caricature of Zsa Zsa Gabor for MAD
a Jack Davis caricature of Zsa Zsa Gabor for MAD ... she was famous
for being famous,  and rich for marrying well      click twice
         
W E A L T H
          
a diamond bow at the 1900 Paris World's Fair, photograph
a diamond bow at the 1900 Paris World's Fair
        
W E A L T H
       
Donald Duck by Carl Barks, vulgar new money
well this is obviously new money,  how vulgar ... Donald Duck by Carl Barks
         
W E A L T H
          
uncultured conspicuous spectacle, an illustration by cartoonist Virgil Partch 1957
uncultured conspicuous spectacle ... an illustration by 
cartoonist Virgil Partch,  1957       click twice
        
W E A L T H
       
1960 new money winfall, a woman swimming in cash
a flashy catastrophic 1960 neighborhood newcomer
         
W E A L T H
          
comic television actor Joe E. Ross 1963, a photograph
comic television actor Joe E. Ross,  1963
        
W E A L T H
       
a 1920 illustration
a 1920 illustration      click twice
         
W E A L T H
          
a George Sheringham illustration of two dandies on a balcony
a George Sheringham illustration   "Sing us a hymn,  Mr. what-ever-your-saint's-name is"
        
W E A L T H
       
a 1929 illustration of cash moneya 1929 illustration
        
W E A L T H
          
a 1964 Monopoly board game, color photograph of box and pieces
a 1964 "Monopoly" board game:  "never mind how our family made it's fortune"
        
W E A L T H
       
Charles Dana Gibson, The Troubles Of The Rich
Charles Dana Gibson  "The Troubles Of The Rich - at the last moment,
several who were invited send their regrets."      click twice
         
W E A L T H
          
a Ronald Searle cartoon about wealth
a Ronald Searle cartoon
        
W E A L T H
       
a George Du Maurier cartoon 1898, dirty old rich man
a George Du Maurier drawing,  1898
         
W E A L T H
          
a Mary Blair image of interior castle stairs
a Mary Blair image       click twice
        
W E A L T H
       
1879 gold hair powder
1879 gold hair powder was an expensive style for some wealthy people
         
W E A L T H
          
a 1930s refrigerator in an exclusive showroom,  by private invitation only to the Social Register
a 1930s refrigerator in an exclusive showroom,  by private invitation to the Social Register only
        
W E A L T H
       
a Gustav Dore book illustration for Baron de Munchausen, an expensive coach driver
a Gustav Dore book illustration for "Baron de Munchausen"
         
W E A L T H
          
a Bruce McCall illustration for National Lampoon Magazine 1970s, The new cars that say Get Out Of My Way!
"The new cars that say, 'Get Out Of My Way!'"   a Bruce McCall illustration
for National Lampoon Magazine,  1970s "
        
W E A L T H
       
1941 Cadillac illustration, unchallenged in the world's esteem
1941 Cadillac  "Unchallenged in the world's esteem"      click twice
         
W E A L T H
          
National Lampoon Magazine December 1975, the Money issue with lord Fauntelroy peeing on the working man
National Lampoon Magazine,  1975
        
W E A L T H
       
death takes our wealth in the end, Brueghel The Younger Dance of Death
death takes our wealth in the end:  Brueghel The Younger
         
W E A L T H

Thrilling Grief cartoon


Sunday, May 19, 2019

the color RED, part 3

Arthur Krüger,  a 1916 war poster
Arthur Krüger,  a 1916 war poster
        
R  E  D
        
an 1863 botanical illustration of a red flower
an 1863 botanical illustration
     
 R  E  D
       
a red 1972 Plymouth Barracuda 2-Door Hardtop illustration
a "1972 Plymouth Barracuda 2-Door Hardtop"      click image to enlarge
       
R  E  D
       
1840s Russia carmine jar, a color photograph
a carmine jar,  Russia 1840s?
        
R  E  D
       
a Sebastian Kruger caricature of Elvis Presley with a teddy bear
a Sebastian Kruger caricature of Elvis Presley
        
R  E  D
       
a Rene Gruau illustration for Marcelle Griffon in red
a Rene Gruau illustration      click image twice
       
R  E  D
       
a Brian Wildsmith children's book
a Brian Wildsmith children's book
        
R  E  D
       
an Andrey Sokolov illustration
an Andrey Sokolov illustration
        
R  E  D
       
a Mead Schaeffer illustration of how red is judged by black and white
a Mead Schaeffer illustration of how red is judged by black and white
click twice
       
R  E  D
       
a fashion illustration by André Edouard Marty
a fashion illustration by André Edouard Marty
       
R  E  D
       
a 1931 illustration with red
a 1931 illustration
       
R  E  D
       
a 1938 Tatra in red, a color photograph
a 1938 Tatra      click twice
       
R  E  D
       
Emanuel Josef Margold 1915 glass
Emanuel Josef Margold,  1915
       
R  E  D
       
Karl Alexander Wilke 1926, Trumpf, demon lust in red
Karl Alexander Wilke,  1926
       
R  E  D
       
Franco Grignani 1967, red
Franco Grignani,  1967       click twice
       
R  E  D
       
red cast resin ancient China
cast resin,  ancient China
                
R  E  D
       
Laurent Durieux, The Godfather, red
Laurent Durieux
       
R  E  D
       
a 1950 Murano vase, striped
a Murano vase,  1950       click twice
       
R  E  D
       
1906 wallpaper in red and gold
1906 wallpaper in red and gold
       
R  E  D
       
red Japan lanterns 1900, a color illustration
Japan lanterns,  1900
       
R  E  D
       
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh       click twice
       
R  E  D
       
a George Gerster photograph of a ship in dry dock, from a birdseye view
a George Gerster photograph
       
R  E  D
       
a Gerd Grimm illustration for Peek & Cloppenburg, in red
a Gerd Grimm illustration
       
R  E  D
       
a Yayoi Kusama art installation
a Yayoi Kusama art installation      click to enlarge
       
R  E  D
       
old Russia cloth in red
old Russia cloth
       
R  E  D
       
Edgar P. Jacobs comic art, a red explosion
Edgar P. Jacobs
       
R  E  D
       
Eyvind Earle, a red barn and tree in winter
Eyvind Earle      click twice
       
R  E  D
       
a 1960s plastic roll-top school pencil box
a 1960s plastic roll-top school pencil box
       
R  E  D
       
a 1906 home made Radish Baby toy
a 1906 home made "Radish Baby" toy
       
R  E  D
       
Jaroslav Panuska Triskelion, a burning cemetary hill in flames
Jaroslav Panuska