Anonymous

Watercolor

France

c. 1840

8 1/2" x 8 1/2"

 

A drawing of a seated figure viewing an oversized phenakistascope disc in front of him may have been made as a cover design for a phenakistascope set.

 

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Le Phenakisticop

Paul Gavarni

Lithograph

France

c. 1834

Image: 6" x 4 1/4", page:12" x 8 1/2"

 

A page from Le Charivari.

 

4454

 


D. Sluyter

Hand-colored wood engraving

The Netherlands

1834

8 1/2" x 13 1/2"

 

A fold out page from the book De Mimetsbron. Tijdschrift Voor Jongekingen(B544) showing the handle and two discs.

 

4108

 

 



Clussan-Lanauve

Watercolor drawing

France

1946

9" x 7"

 

An original sketch and cover for the 1946 Cannes International Film Festival of 1946. This is one cover from a series, Petit Historie Du Cinema, done as homage to the pre-cinema roots of the cinema. In this pair a woman is looking in a mirror at an animated image of a phenakistascope disc.

 

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