Saturday, 23 June 2012

casts / photographs / fearful fidelity / dreadful agony

Delusion & Dream in Jensen's Gradiva 1907
an attempt had been made to cast the body of a woman discovered in the House of the Faun in 1830. The woman's foot seems to have been greatly admired... ma la forma del suo piede e del suo calzare attiro la nostra attenzione / Fiorelli /Dwyer/ Sculpture &Archaeology/ 57

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L'Inconnue de la Seine c.1880s
Eugene Dwyer

Matthew Brady / Battle of Gettysburg 1863

Giuseppe Fiorelli / Casts from Pompei / 1863

Photography & The Immured Pompeians / The Evolution of Photography/ John Werge / 1890

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