Götz Kluge

Götz Kluge

Posted on 06/30/2013


Photo taken on November 27, 2010


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From Doré's Root to Holiday's Rat

From Doré's Root to Holiday's Rat
Details from illustrations
[left]: by Gustave Doré (to John Milton's Paradise Lost, Book VI, 1866) and
[right]: by Henry Holiday (to The Hunting of the Snark, 1876) .

Here Henry Holiday played with zoomorphism and turned what could be parts of a root into a (naughty) winged rat.

i am not sure whether Doré's hatching of the "nose" and the "paw" is part of a joke already by Doré in that otherwise quite hellish scenario.

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Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge
Horizontal format:
From Doré's Root to Holiday's Rat

Source:
Doré (1863), Holiday (1876), Doré (1866)

More sources for the mouse:
Anne Hale Mrs. Hoskins
4 years ago.
Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge
www.doylenewyork.com/asp/fullcatalogue.asp?salelot=13BP04+++553+&refno=++953647&image=0

"But I see no fun in he little creature pouring out ink"
(C. L. Dodgson in a letter to Henry Holiday)

Luckily, the little creature remained in the illustration.
3 years ago.