Sunday, December 5, 2010

Swan Safari




Hans Christiansen, illustration for Jugend magazine, 1898



 Alessandro Gottardo aka Shout


Ludmila Jiřincová, illustration from Swan Lake, 1970
thanks to josefskrhola


Maria Vasil'evna Jakuncikova cover, 1899


 A.Pushkarev, Swan, 1987, from Hanna Rivka's etsy shop

 Kelly Louise JuddTen Swans

 The girl-swan, 1979, from Hanna Rivka's etsy shop

 Keizaburo Tejima, illustration from Swan Sky, 1983, 

 Sybil Andrews, Swans linocut, c.1930

S. Aristakesova, cover of Crooked Duck, edited by Aleksey Nikolaevich Tolstoy, 1958
(many thanks to Quete for the info).

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful birds and beautiful pictures.

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  2. The last is russian national fairytale "Crooked duck" (Кривая уточка) edited by Leo Tolstoy. Illustrations by S. Aristakesova (С. Аристакесова). 12 pages, published by DETGIZ in Moscow, 1958.

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  3. Oh, it was edited not by Leo, but by Aleksey Nikolaevich Tolstoy (Алексей Николаевич Толстой), sorry.

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  4. Swans speak to the imagination, beautiful.
    Saw four swans flying over the garden this afternoon,I kept looking till they were out of sight.

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  5. I saw six fly over in the snow yesterday, beautiful

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  6. Such beautiful pieces of art and animals!

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