Götz Kluge's photos with the Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder

Dream Snarks

Dream Snarks
[top]: Detail from the etching (1566-1568) The Image Breakers by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

[center]: Detail from the illustration (1876) by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark. C. L. Dodgson did not want Henry Holiday to depict the Snark in the…
Added on May 19, 2014

Two Noses

Two Noses
[left]: The Banker's nose in Henry Holiday's illustration to the chapter "The Banker's Fate" in Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876).

[right]: "nose" (mirrored about a horizontal axis) from a horizontally compressed segment of "The Image Bre…
Added on February 22, 2014

Victor in Your Dreams (2013)

Victor in Your Dreams (2013)
Mahendra Singh (Montréal) holds the copyright to the illustration (depicting Victor Hugo) on the right side. Compare it to the 16th century etching The Image Breakers (1566-1568, mirror view, right side) by Marcus Gheraerts the Elder.

I added that compar…
Added on July 28, 2013

6 Sources to the Beaver's Lesson

6 Sources to the Beaver's Lesson
Henry Holiday, Gustave Doré (2x),
Lewis Carroll (mirror view), Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (mirror view), John Martin, Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder

(I am not so sure about Henry Holiday's allusion to the image on the lower right side by Marcus Gheeraert…
Added on July 19, 2013

Bonnet Head

Bonnet Head
[left]: Mirror view of Henry Holiday's depiction of a bonnet (the hat, not the sail) and "the maker of Bonnets and Hoods" in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876)
[right]: The Image Breakers (1566-1568) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder

See also:…
Added on May 23, 2015

Snark Hunt: Square One

Snark Hunt: Square One
Illustration by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and The Image Breakers (1566-1568) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

This is the first comparison which I made between a Snark illustration by Henry Holiday and another image. A second discov…
Added on June 24, 2013

The Paul Juraszek Monolith (by Marcus Wills, 2006)

The Paul Juraszek Monolith (by Marcus Wills, 2006)
I added this to my photostream by courtsey (date: 2010-02-10) of Marcus Wills.

This painting won the Australian Archibald Prize in 2006. To me it is an excellent example for "art about art", which is an art in its own right. This painting not only is abo…
Added on June 24, 2013

"But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, I shall softly and suddenly vanish away."

"But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, I shall softly and suddenly vanish away."
Patterns from an illustration by Henry Holiday (and Joseph Swain) to the chapter The Vanishing in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and a segment of the Allegory of Iconoclasm (or The Image Breakers) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder (c. 1567).…
Added on June 23, 2013

The Snark in your Dreams

The Snark in your Dreams
The lower image is the only Snark illustration by Henry Holiday which shows the Snark. However, in this case the beast appeared in The Barrister's dream. Therefore it is just a Dream Snark.

[top]: Detail from the etching (1566-1568) The Image Breakers by…
Added on September  3, 2013

Holiday and Gheeraerts I

Holiday and Gheeraerts I
Illustration by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark (1876, chapter The Vanishing) and The Image Breakers (1566-1568) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

How does blurring help to compare the images? The Priest in the Mouth detail is displayed using two…
Added on May 31, 2013

The Hunting Of The Snark

The Hunting Of The Snark
The Hunting of the Snark (1876) has been written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Henry Holiday.

The Image shows Henry Holiday's illustrations to the front cover and the back cover of the book and paintings depicting Queen Elizabeth I.

There are many…
Added on June  3, 2013

A Nose Job

A Nose Job
[left]: a segment of Henry Holiday's illustration to The Banker's Fate (after his encounter with the Bandersnatch) in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and
[right]: a horizontally compressed segment of The Image Breakers (1566-1568), an etc…
Added on May 21, 2013

The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark
The Hunting of the Snark (1876) has been written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Henry Holiday.

The Image shows Henry Holiday's illustrations to the front cover and the back cover of the book and paintings depicting Queen Elizabeth I, to which Henry…
Added on May 31, 2013