Götz Kluge's photos


  • The Banker and The Bonnetmaker


  • John Martin's Bard and Henry Holiday's Snark Illustrations

    top left: John Martin, The Bard (1817). top right: John Martin, The Bard modified using GIMP, Retinex: Scale=160, ScaleDivision=6, Dynamic=2.5 bottom left: Illustration (1876) by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, Fit 8. Changes:…

  • John Martin' s "The Bard" prepared for analysis

    Source of the painting on the left side: deliver.odai.yale.edu/content/id/594cf82 8-e6b8-4ec4-bf14-cac45880305d/format/3 left: John Martin, The Bard center: desaturated, increased contrast of large dark area (rocks) on the right side right: GIMP, Retin…


  • The second Snark finding

    My first Snark finding

  • About my Snark hunt

    ===== How I got into Snark hunting ===== In December 2008, I searched for “Hidden Faces” in the Wikipedia. I wanted to see whether an illustration by Henry Holiday (left) to Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark was mentioned there. (Now it is.) But…

  • Dancing in Rio 2016

    === left === Logo of Olympic games, Rio 2016 === right === Artist: Henri Matisse Year: 1909 Type: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 259.7 cm × 390.1 cm (102.2 in × 153.6 in) Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York City Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dance_%28Mat…


  • Holiday - Millais - Anonymous - Galle; detail

    #1, left - (allusion to the bedpost #3): 1876, Henry Holiday (engraver: Joseph Swain): The illustration detail on the very left side is a vectorized scan from Holiday's illustration to an 1910 edition of Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. #1, right…

  • Bonomi Edward Warren: Variations on Trees and Shadows

    Bonomi Edward Warren (1842-1922, active 1860-1877): ¤ left: Sportsman and dog on a wooded path (1868, 68 x 51 cm, watercolor and gouache heightened with white) ¤ right: Woodland Scene in Summer with Children on a Path (1871, 120 x 89 cm, oil on canvas) N…

  • Eagle and Star

    [top segments]: Anonymous (1674), Fig. 4/4 to the orartie van de Professor L. Wolsogen over syndroom en de nytlegging van de felue gadaen .... The animals are based on illustrations by M. Gheeraerts the Elder to Aesop's Fables. (Print now is located at Br…


  • The Baker's Dear Uncle

    In Henry Holiday's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark I found that Holiday constructed his illustrations as pictorial puzzles by quoting elements from paintings and illustrations of earlier artists (three images on the right side of…

  • Darwins snarked Study

    Alfred Parsons' depiction of Charles Darwin's study in Downe. The wood cutter was J. Tynan. I assume that Alfred Parsons quoted shapes from Henry Holiday's illustration (cut by Joseph Swain) to The Bakers Tale in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark…

  • The Boojum even may lurk on a ginger nuts tin.

    · Hidden images (e.g., among others, the cannabis plants...) sometimes are hidden just for fun. From severnbeachantiques.com/famous-rare-1980 -huntley-and-palmer-rude-garden-party-gi nger-nuts-tin you learn about one among many reasons why artist hide i…


  • Paradise Lost and the Beaver's Lesson

    The comparison shows illustrations [left side] by Gustave Doré (to John Milton's Paradise Lost, Book VI, 1866 and [center] by Henry Holiday (to The Hunting of the Snark, 1876).

  • HMS Beagle

    Vectorized engraving A Phosphorescent Sea HMS Beagle from What Mr. Darwin saw in his voyage round the world in the ship "Beagle" (New York, Harper, 1898, c1879)

  • Napoleon on board the HMS Bellerophon to St. Helena

    Napoleon in bad mood on his way to St. Helena on board the HMS Bellerophon. (Vectorized copy from a 19th century print)


  • Ceci n'est pas une cloche

    These are only lines, no bell. Segment from illustration by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876). In Lewis Carroll's, Henry Holiday's (and Joseph Swain's) illustrations to The Hunting of the Snark, there is a bell in all but…

  • M. C. Escher's allusion(?) to John Martin's "The Bard"

    [left] Maurits Cornelis Escher: Cimino Barbarano, 1929 (in Escher's "Italian" period). This reproduction of the original print has been horizontally compressed and segments on the right side and of the left side of the image have been removed. [right] Joh…

  • Stachelschön

    Ausschnitt aus einem der Bilder in dem Kinderbuch "Die Geschichte vom fliegenden Pullepum" meiner Mutter, Meike Kluge pullepum.ipernity.com


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