Old Testament Illustrations from 1924

These illustrations, drawn from the old testament, were in ‘The Great Stories of the Bible’,  published in 1924. There are 24 full page illustrations, and no credit given to an illustrator! What a shame, for he or she had such great talent. They nailed the three C’s of harmony and balance : composition, color, and contrast. The pictures capture your eye, and you stay there, drawn to the people’s plight, or their dream, or elations. Maybe it’s just me, seeing the figures that captured my imagination for so long, in almost living color. They are absolutely delightful!

About redbudart

I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just outside of Portland, Oregon. My usual interests are cooking, wine, horticulture, art, and old books, but lately I've been obsessed with saving for a piece of land, so I can practice sustainability and learn to live as close to the land as possible, and then help others to do the same. To relax I listen to Dharma talks. Namaste!
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