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The Drolatic Dreams of Pantagruel (1565)

- March 15, 2018 in Bosch, Brueghel, grotesque, Pantagruel, rabelais, The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel

Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted creations of Brueghel or Bosch.

The Drolatic Dreams of Pantagruel (1565)

- March 15, 2018 in Bosch, Brueghel, grotesque, Pantagruel, rabelais, The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel

Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted creations of Brueghel or Bosch.

The Drolatic Dreams of Pantagruel (1565)

- March 15, 2018 in Bosch, Brueghel, grotesque, Pantagruel, rabelais, The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel

Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted creations of Brueghel or Bosch.

The Drolatic Dreams of Pantagruel (1565)

- March 15, 2018 in Bosch, Brueghel, grotesque, Pantagruel, rabelais, The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel

Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted creations of Brueghel or Bosch.

Flemish Mask Designs in the Grotesque Style (1555)

- July 8, 2014 in auricular, cornelis floris, frans huys, grotesque, masks

A selection of stunning mask designs from the hand of Dutch engraver Frans Huys, rooted in the "grotesque" style and composed of shapes inspired from creaturely and vegetative forms (forming a style that would later become known as "auricular").

Flemish Mask Designs in the Grotesque Style (1555)

- July 8, 2014 in auricular, cornelis floris, frans huys, grotesque, masks

A selection of stunning mask designs from the hand of Dutch engraver Frans Huys, rooted in the "grotesque" style and composed of shapes inspired from creaturely and vegetative forms (forming a style that would later become known as "auricular").

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650)

- May 27, 2014 in Alphabet, botanical, grotesque, letters, organic, typography

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650)

- May 27, 2014 in Alphabet, botanical, grotesque, letters, organic, typography

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral