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Tag Archives: 20th Century
Frederick William Elwell: A Munitions Factory (1944)
Army Air Forces photo of Martin Bombers Flying over New York City; the photo is undated, but the biplane silhouettes suggest a date in the 1920’s. (source)
John Frederick Peto: Discarded Treasures (c. 1904) At some point, someone added the forged signature “W M”—for the popular trompe l’oeil painter William Harnett (1848-1892)—to this painting by John Frederic Peto. In the 1940’s, however, it was observed that paintings … Continue reading
Robert Frank: Mary With Large Daisy In Her Hair (1953)
Harry M. Pettit: Illustration for Moses King’s guidebook Views of New York (1908)
Map, frontispiece, and cover of the Royal State Railways’s Guide to Bangkok with Notes on Siam (1928); the frontispiece shows Wat Arun at night.
Hilma af Klint: The Swan, No. 19, Group IX-SUW (1914-1915)