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Human Alphabets 3 (new)

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  1. 1. Human Alphabets 3 ( 1856 – 1969 ) • Erté Alphabet by Romain de Tirtoff (1927-1967) • Erté Numbers by Romain de Tirtoff (1968) • Alfabeto pittorico (picrorial alphabet) by Antonio Basoli (1839) • The Royal Picture Alphabet by John Leighton (1856) • Funny Alphabet by Edward P. Cogger (c. 1850 - 1864) • Ornamental lettrines from 'Grand Dictionnaire Universel' by Pierre Larousse (1867) • L'Alphabet de Grasset (1909) • A. B. C. Trim, alphabet enchanté by Bertall (1861) • Alphabet by Godfrey Sykes (1864) • Erotic Alphabet by Joseph Apoux (c.1880) • Alfabetos by François Ehrmann (c. 1890) • L'Alphabet du petit Charles (1877) • Alphabet by Kate Greenaway (1885) • Grand Alphabet Amusant by Eugène Morel (1890) • Alphabet in Pictures by Alexander Benois (1904) • Flower Fairies Alphabet by Cicely Mary Barker (1934) • Alphabet des diableries (1856)
  2. 2. • Alphabet de personnages (1856) • Alfabeto figurato by Lampridio Giovanardi (c.1860) • La Grande Danse Macabre des Hommes et des Femmes (1862) • L'Alphabet de Pierrot (1890) • The Human Alphabet by Three Delevines (1897) • Cherub Alphabet (early 1900s?) • Maniera bizzarra di esprimere la Figure aritmetiche con comiche positure (early 20th century) • Circus alphabet (early 20th century) • Lettering, Plain and Ornamental by Vere Foster (c. 1900) • Romantic art nouveau alphabet by Ethel Larcombe (c. 1900) • Modernes alphabet by Karl Lürtzing (1900) • Postcards by "fantaisie alphabet lettre illustrateur (c. 1900) • Postcard letters baby faces in flowers (c.1905-1910) • Osanna in Excelsis by Evelyn Paul (1910) • Alphabet érotique by anonymous French artist (c. 1910s) • Pascin alphabet (c. 1910s) • Neue Photographische Gesellschaft Steglitz“ (c.1905) • Postcard letters with tree branches (c.1905-1910) • Postcard letters (circa ?) • Carte postale (?)
  3. 3. • Postcard letters baby faces in flowers (c.1905-1910) • Postcard letters with women's faces (c. 1907) • Letters of dreamlike alphabet by Sergey Chekhonin (1919-1920) • Erotic alphabet by Imre von Santho (c.1920s) • Initial Letters from the Westminster Press (c. 1925) • Abeceda by Karel Teige (1926) • Anecdota Americana (1927) • The Hebrew Alphabet by Justine Frank (1927) • Paul e Gala by Salvador Dali (1931) • Erotic Russian alphabet by Sergey Merkurov (1931) • Alphabet letters with young women (c. 1935) • Vogue Cover by Horst P.Horst (1940) • Decorated capitals A, M, W from 'Contact' by John Minton (1946) • Erotic Alphabet by Alex Szekely (1946) • Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary (1936) • Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary (1948) • Alphabet by Jindřich Heisler (1952) • Alphabet integral by D.Czap and P.Cornut (c. 1960s) • Alphabet for Guide de la France mystérieuse by Roman Cieślewicz (1964) • Photo Letter Leonor alphabet by Armin Haab (1967) • Das lustige ABC by Ursula Huber-Bavier (1967)
  4. 4. Erté Alphabet by Romain de Tirtoff (1927-1967) • Erté Alphabet (1927-1967) , Erté Numbers (1968) by Romain de Tirtoff (Роман Петрович Тыртов) (1892 –1990) a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, the French pronunciation of his initials, R.T. Copyright © SevenArts Limited • http://www.erte.com/alpha.html • http://avaxnews.net/pictures/40212 • http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/ehdu/post265193912/ • http://people.tribe.net/traci-gwendolensea/photos/b63dea61-1c6d-4328-8219-9f41ad600fce
  5. 5. Alfabeto pittorico by Antonio Basoli 1839 • Alfabeto Pittorico, ossia raccolta di pensieri pittorici composti di oggetti comincianti dalle singole lettere alfabetiche • Alfabeto pittorico (picrorial alphabet) (1839) by Antonio Basoli (1774–1848) Italian painter, interior designer, engraver, and professor at the “Accademia delle Arti di Bologna” from 1804 to 1826. • http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/avistrix/post119909874/ • http://lanternativa.info/antonio-basoli-inapoi-la-alfabet/ • http://www.liveinternet.ru/community/pour_l_amour_de_l_art/post119953372/ • http://io9.com/youve-never-seen-the-abcs-look-this-bizarre-and-wonderf-1523042033
  6. 6. The Royal Picture Alphabet by John Leighton (1856) • The Royal Picture Alphabet by John Leighton (pseudonym Luke Limner) (1822-1912), an English artist notable for his book illustrations and book cover designs, published in 1856 by Ward Lock in London. • https://oldtales7.wordpress.com/the-royal-picture-alphabet-by-john-leighton/ • http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/23619 • http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23619/23619-h/images/
  7. 7. Funny Alphabet by Edward P. Cogger (c. 1850 - 1864) • Funny Alphabet (c.1850 - 1864) by Edward P. Cogger, publisher: McLoughlin Bro's publishers 24 Beekman, New York. • https://archive.org/details/funnyalphabet00coggiala • http://io9.com/youve-never-seen-the-abcs-look-this-bizarre-and-wonderf-1523042033
  8. 8. Lettrines from 'Grand Dictionnaire Universel du XIXe siècle' (1867) by Pierre Larousse • Lettrines from 'Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle' (1867 - 1890) in 17 volumes (=15+2) by Pierre Larousse (1817 – 1875). • https://apps.atilf.fr/artdico/listeOrnements.php?debut=0 • http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2007/03/dictionary-iconography.html
  9. 9. L'Alphabet de Grasset (1909) • Le Larousse pour tous : nouveau dictionnaire encyclopédique (in 2 volumes), published in Paris in 1909, edited by Claude Augé (1854-1924). Larousse universel en 2 volumes: nouveau dictionnaire encyclopédique, published in Paris 1922, edited by Claude Augé (1854-1924). Illustrations of letters by Eugène Grasset (1845 – 1917) a Swiss decorative artist who worked in Paris in a variety of creative design fields during the Belle Époque and he is considered a pioneer in Art Nouveau design. • https://archive.org/details/lelaroussepourto02laro • https://archive.org/details/lelaroussepourto01laro • http://heraldie.blogspot.gr/search/label/Alphabet%20de%20Grasset • http://heraldie.blogspot.gr/2014/10/lalphabet-de-grasset-les-lettres-r-s-t-u.html • http://heraldie.blogspot.gr/2015/03/lalphabet-de-grasset-les-lettres-v-w-x.html • http://theredlist.com/wiki-2-343-917-999-view-publishing-profile-grasset-eugene-1.html • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5496257s/f7.planchecontact.r=Encyclop%C3%A9die%20Larousse • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k58490121.r=Encyclop%C3%A9die%20Larousse
  10. 10. A. B. C. Trim, alphabet enchanté by Bertall (1861) • A. B. C. Trim, alphabet enchanté 1861. Author: Louis-Gustave-Fortuné Ratisbonne (1827-1900), French journalist, writer and poet Illustrator: Bertall (1820–1882) (Legal name: Charles Albert d'Arnoux), French illustrator, cartoonist and engraver. • https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:ABC_trim_alphabet_book • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k1066580f
  11. 11. Alphabet by Godfrey Sykes 1864 • An Alphabet, by Godfrey Sykes (1824 - 1866) was an English designer and painter. England, 1864 © Victoria and Albert Museum / V&A Prints • http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O73700/designs-for-an-alphabet-frieze-design-sykes-godfrey/
  12. 12. L'Alphabet du petit Charles 1877 • L'Alphabet du petit Charles 1877 imprimeur editeur Edmond Leroy Bibliothèque nationale de France • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5565630m/f1.image.pagination.langFR • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5565630m/f5.image.langFR
  13. 13. Erotic Alphabet by Joseph Apoux (c.1880) • Joseph Apoux, (1846 – ?) active 1880-1910, was a French painter and illustrator, creator of the Erotic Alphabet, circa 1880. • https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nineteenth-century_erotic_alphabet_A.jpg • http://sexoteric.com/blog/index.php/__show_article/_a000018-001091.htm • http://konstansa.dreamwidth.org/114057.html
  14. 14. Alfabetos by François Ehrmann (c. 1890) • Alfabetos by the French painter François Emile Ehrmann (1833-1910), published by J.Rouam in Paris c.1890. • http://bibliotypes.blogspot.gr/2012/04/alfabeto-artisticos-f-e-ehrmann.html • https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/40/ba/aa/40baaae5e7134530d6668d34faf1e883.jpg • http://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/server3500/o3d71/product_images/uploaded_images/new020.jpg
  15. 15. Alphabet by Kate Greenaway 1885 • Alphabet published in London in 1885 by Kate Greenaway (Catherine Greenaway) (1846 –1901) an English children's book illustrator and writer. • http://www.vandaprints.com/search.php?keywords=alphabet&page=1&numperpage=60 • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10509738m/f1.planchecontact
  16. 16. Grand Alphabet Amusant by Eugène Morel 1890 • Grand Alphabet Amusant by Eugène Morel published in France in 1890 by the venerable French printing house, Imprimerie Pellerin. The author, Eugène Morel, was a librarian who championed public libraries in France, particularly for children. • http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibliodyssey/tags/alphabet/page3/ • http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2009/01/grand-alphabet-amusant.html
  17. 17. Alphabet in Pictures by Alexander Benois (1904) • Азбука в картинах (Alphabet in Pictures) in 1904 by Александра Бенуа (Alexander Benois) (1870 – 1960), an influential Russian artist, art critic and historian. • http://www.bibliotekar.ru/benua-azbuka/index.htm
  18. 18. Flower Fairies Alphabet by Cicely Mary Barker 1934 • Flower Fairies Alphabet 1934 by the English illustrator Cicely Mary Barker (1895 – 1973) . • http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/avistrix/post149084848/
  19. 19. Alphabet De Personnages (1856) • Alphabet De Personnages , in Nouvelle collection de lettres de différents genres à l'usage de MM. les peintres et graveurs , A. Caulo. Paris, 1856 Folio 39-40, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, 4-KB-101(C). • http://rocbo.lautre.net/typo/Initiales/img/AlphabetDePersonnages_Caulo1856.png • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b84547144/f1.planchecontact
  20. 20. Alphabet des diableries (1856) • Alphabet des diableries, in Nouvelle collection de lettres de différents genres à l'usage de MM. les peintres et graveurs par A. Caulo. Paris, 1856 Folio 45, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, 4-KB-101(C). • http://classes.bnf.fr/dossiecr/atelier/grand/sq06-15.htm • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b84547144/f45.zoom
  21. 21. Alfabeto figurato (c.1860) by Lampridio Giovanardi • Alfabeto figurato, delightful animated alphabet of 24 letters, engraved by Lampridio Giovanardi (1809-1878) Italian engineer-inventor, engraver, cabinet maker. (Factory Reggio Emilia Romagna, c. 1860). Etching, plate mm. 196 x 282. • http://www.darsenarte.com/img/stampe8/stampe800/stampe800-2%20002.jpg • https://graphicarts.princeton.edu/2013/12/11/posture-master-alphabet/ • http://rocbor.net/typo/Initiales/img/ABC_balayeurs.png
  22. 22. La Grande Danse Macabre des Hommes et des Femmes (1862) • La Grande Danse Macabre des Hommes et des Femmes, based on the 1486 edition and subsequent copies by Jehan Lecocq (Troyes 1539) & Garnier (Troyes 1641). Published by Baillieu, Paris 1862, Libraire, Quai des Grands-Augustains, No. 43. Bibliothèque nationale de France • http://users.telenet.be/thomasweynants/images/dansemacabre/Alphabet.jpg • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k503981r/f5.image.pagination
  23. 23. L'Alphabet de Pierrot (1890) • L'Alphabet de Pierrot, published by Hachette et Cie (Paris) 1890. Bibliothèque nationale de France • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k65654371/f16.item.r=
  24. 24. The Human Alphabet by Three Delevines 1897 • The Strand magazine (1897) employing the 'Three Delevines', music-hall acrobats, in an attempt to display the entire alphabet in human form, an article called 'The Human Alphabet'. • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_vzEAuazt42w/TQ-QZwJ-LdI/AAAAAAAAA5E/lUPUb86DY9c/s1600/alphabet2.jpg • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_vzEAuazt42w/TQ-LypS0G3I/AAAAAAAAA5A/wj2vjnGGnDY/s1600/rt2.jpg • http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-5/the-three-delevines-satanic-gambols-human-alphabet-the-three-delevi
  25. 25. Lettering, Plain and Ornamental by Vere Foster (c. 1900) • Vere Foster's Copy Books: Lettering, Plain and Ornamental (series No.10). Written by Vere Henry Louis Foster (1819 – 1900), an Irish philanthropist and educationist. Published by Blackie & Son Limited, London and Glasgow, c. 1900. • http://www.etsy.com/listing/83143551/vere-fosters-copy-book-lettering-plain • http://picturesfromanoldbook.blogspot.gr/2014/06/vere-fosters-copy-books-lettering-plain.html
  26. 26. Romantic art nouveau alphabet by Ethel Larcombe (c. 1900) • Ethel Larcombe (1879-1965) British creator, ca. 1900, of this romantic art nouveau alphabet. • http://luc.devroye.org/EthelLarcombe-Initialen.jpg • http://cg.scs.carleton.ca/~luc/EthelLarcombe-Initialen.jpg
  27. 27. Modernes alphabet by Karl Lürtzing (1900) • Modernes alphabet by Karl Lürtzing for Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, the German periodical of art and decoration, volume 7 (October 1900 to March 1901). Publisher Darmstadt : A. Koch. • https://archive.org/stream/deutschekunstund07kochuoft#page/62/mode/2up • http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/dkd1900_1901/0004 • http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/trafaretiki/27374227/116641/116641_original.jpg
  28. 28. Postcards by "Neue Photographische Gesellschaft Steglitz“ (c.1905) • Postcards, produced about 1905 by the "Neue Photographische Gesellschaft Steglitz" (New Photographic Society Berlin-Steglitz). • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/90/Neue_Photographische_Gesellschaft_Berlin_Alphabet.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9d/Neue_Photographische_Gesellschaft_Berlin_Alphabet_2.jpg • http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=postcard+alphabet+letters&_from=R40%7CR40&_osacat=914&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313. • http://www.ebay.com/itm/LOT-26-CPA-Old-Postacrds-alphabet-Femme-Enfants-Woman-Childs-n2-/251702437483?pt=FR_JG_Collections_Cartes_
  29. 29. • Postcard letters with tree branches c.1905-1910. Publisher:Theodor Eismann, Leipzig, Germany. Th. E. L. Serie Series 994 • https://www.cardcow.com/viewall/69084/ • https://www.cardcow.com/search3.php?section=all&s=Series+994&x=16&y=18 • http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_1?rh=n%3A4991425011%2Cn%3A5088769011%2Ck%3AOriginal+Vintage+alphabet+Postcard&keywords=Or
  30. 30. • Postcard letters circa ? • https://www.cardcow.com/c/69084/10/alphabet-letters/ • http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_5?rh=n%3A4991425011%2Cn%3A5088769011%2Ck%3AOriginal+Vintage+alphabe
  31. 31. • Carte postale fantaisie alphabet lettre illustrateur, France c. 1900. • http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=CPA+FANTAISIE+ALTEROCCA+TERNI+LETTRE&_from=R40&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573 • http://www.ebay.ca/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0&_nkw=CARTE+POSTALE+FANTAISIE+ALPHABET+LET
  32. 32. • Postcard letters baby faces in flowers c.1905-1910. Publisher:The American News Company, New York , USA. • http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0&_nkw=Post+Card+Letters+Baby+Faces+&_ • http://www.cardcow.com/c/69084/alphabet-letters/
  33. 33. • Postcard letters with women's faces c. 1907. • https://www.cardcow.com/viewall/69084/
  34. 34. Cherub Alphabet (early 1900s?) • Cherub Alphabet from Le peintre de lettres recueil d'alphabets décoratives @ inédits l'usage des peintres (Paris, early 1900s?, 22 pages). • https://www.flickr.com/photos/taffeta/sets/72157622813624521/ • https://wingsofwhimsy.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/french-cherub-alphabet-jpg-png-and-svg-files/
  35. 35. Maniera bizzarra di esprimere la Figure aritmetiche con comiche positure (early 20th century) • Maniera bizzarra di esprimere la Figure aritmetiche con comiche positure Italie, début XIXesiècle. • http://rocbo.lautre.net/typo/Initiales/img/ManieraBizarraDiEsprimereLaFigureAritmtiche.png • http://expositions.bnf.fr/livres-enfants/grand/403.htm
  36. 36. Circus alphabet (early 20th century) • Alphabet du cirque, France, début du XXe siècle. "R" from Circus alphabet, France, early 20th century The Animated Alphabet by Hugues Demeude, book cover. Alphabets animés, Hugues Demeude, Couverture de livre, © L'Aventurine, 1996. Alphabet lettres clowns contortionniste c.1890 -1900, prinded by Pellerin & Cie imp. à Épinal for VERDUN Arthur Jeanteur & Cie rue Mazel. • http://enfants.bnf.fr/salledesjeux/grand/409_01.htm • http://enfants.bnf.fr/salledesjeux/grand/409_06.htm • http://www.rhetoricainc.com/eofa/e_of_a/animating.html • http://www.lemodalogue.fr/site3/alphabetisation/ • http://classes.bnf.fr/dossiecr/atelier/grand/sq06-17.htm • http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ZT7uz9OvL.jpg • http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61kxPmaEFML.jpg • http://www.oakknoll.com/pictures/119761.jpg • http://images-00.delcampe-static.net/img_large/auction/000/154/067/570_001.jpg?v=1 • http://images.delcampe.com/img_large/auction/000/153/552/474_001.jpg • http://images.delcampe.com/img_large/auction/000/154/069/217_001.jpg • http://images-02.delcampe-static.net/img_large/auction/000/148/852/708_001.jpg • http://images.delcampe.com/img_large/auction/000/154/068/926_001.jpg
  37. 37. Osanna in Excelsis by Evelyn Paul 1910 • La Vita Nuova (The New Life) (1910) • The phrase, Osanna in Excelsis in the form of a giant “E” with a decorative initial letter “O” containing angels, and a smaller E-within-the-e in a Mediaeval Uncial style. Printed in dark gold-coloured ink and black. La Vita Nuova (The New Life) by Dante Alighieri, translated by Gabriel Rossetti and illustrated by Evelyn Paul (1883 – 1963). The book is undated, but it appears to have been produced some time between 1897 and 1920. Most booksellers say about 1910. • http://www.fromoldbooks.org/Rossetti-Dante-LaVitaNuova/ • http://www.fromoldbooks.org/Rossetti-Dante-LaVitaNuova/pages/0085-Osanna-in-Excelsis/
  38. 38. Alphabet érotique by anonymous French artist (c. 1910s) • Alphabet érotique by anonymous French artist Livre d'heures ou guide de la dégrafée parisienne, published c. 1910s. • http://lakryptadiaantennecbe.skynetblogs.be/album/livre-d-heures-de-la-degraffee-parisienne/page5/
  39. 39. Pascin alphabet (c. 1910s) • Pascin alphabet by Julius Mordecai Pincas (1885 – 1930), known as Jules Pascin, was a painter born of Italian Serbian mother and Spanish Jewish father, in Principality of Bulgaria. Livre d'heures ou guide de la dégrafée parisienne, published c. 1910s. • http://lakryptadiaantennecbe.skynetblogs.be/album/livre-d-heures-de-la-degraffee-parisienne/page6/
  40. 40. Letters of dreamlike alphabet by Sergey Chekhonin (1919-1920) • Letters of Dreamlike alphabet in 1919 -1920 by Sergey Tchehonine portrait miniaturist, ceramicist, and illustrator. • http://fleur-marie.livejournal.com/77250.html • http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/6714/25714873.52/0_c5456_6bf4542e_XL.jpg • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-pls2D369mb0/VPRNn03NX2I/AAAAAAAAEWY/G1ke-yQIwoU/s1600/327.jpg
  41. 41. Erotic alphabet by Imre von Santho (c.1920s) • Erotic alphabet c.1920s, by the Hungarian fashion photographer Imre von Santho (1900-1946), under the pseudonym of Chanteau. A series of 24 pen-and-ink and watercolour drawings on card, without letters J and Q for an erotic alphabet. Budapest, c.1920s. • http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/books-manuscripts/alphabet-santho-imre-von-under-5840623-details.aspx
  42. 42. Initial letters from the Westminster Press (c. 1925) • Initial letters from the Westminster Press's catalogue, London, c. 1925. • https://typesoftypography.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/initial-letters-from-the-westminster-press-london-c1925-3.jpg
  43. 43. Abeceda by Karel Teige (1926) • Abeceda (Alphabet), Prague 1926, text by Vítězslav Nezval (Czech, 1900 – 1958), illustration by Karel Teige (Czech, 1900 – 1951), dance compositions by Milča Mayerová. • http://indexgrafik.fr/abeceda-karel-teige-1926/ • http://indexgrafik.fr/wp-content/uploads/Karel-Teige-Abeceda-livre-1926-alphabet.jpg • http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0013/5042/products/Redstoneshop-22_1024x1024.jpg?v=1368608673
  44. 44. Anecdota Americana (1927) • Anecdota Americana, collected by Mr. William Passemon, pen and ink drawings by Anton Erdman, wood-blocs drawn & cut by Bruce MacAile, printed and published in 1927 by Humphrey Adams. • http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/drinkingsongs/html/books-and-manuscripts/1920s/1927-anecdota-americana/index.htm • http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/drinkingsongs/html/books-and-manuscripts/1920s/1927-anecdota-americana/images/1927-anecdota-americana- 05.gif • http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/drinkingsongs/html/books-and-manuscripts/1920s/1927-anecdota-americana/images/1927-anecdota-americana- 04.gif
  45. 45. The Hebrew Alphabet by Justine Frank (1927) • The Hebrew Alphabet, from “The Stained Portfolio“, 1927 by the Jewish- Belgian Surrealist painter Justine Frank (1900-1943). • http://roeerosen.com/post/16128207749/roee-rosen-justine-frank-stained-portfolio-alphabet1 • http://www.kunstpresse.at/viennaartweek12/podiumsdiskussionen.html • http://widok.ibl.waw.pl/index.php/one/article/viewFile/171/282/2015
  46. 46. ‘Paul e Gala’, 1931 by Salvador Dalí • Salvador Dali (1904-1989).The great surrealist Salvador Dali created a alphabet that he called Paule Gala (1931, France). In this dedicational drawing, Salvador Dalí writes the names of two friends, Paul Eluard and his wife (and Dali's mistress), Gala, using explicit poses. • http://cg.scs.carleton.ca/~luc/Dali.jpg • http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/g/o/goodfellowww1/paul-e-gala_-salvador-daln_-1931..jpg
  47. 47. Erotic Russian alphabet by Sergey Merkurov (1931) • The famous Soviet sculptor (of Greek -Armenian descent) Sergey Merkurov (Сергей Меркуров) (1881 – 1952) created in 1931 an erotic Russian alphabet with references to mythological beings and symbols derived from Greek and Roman culture. • • http://ikvs.livejournal.com/159794.html • http://aquatek-filips.livejournal.com/358858.html • http://www.nuncalosabre.com/2013/07/el-alfabeto-erotico-sovietico-sergey.html
  48. 48. Alphabet letters with young women (c. 1935) • The alphabet letters accompanied by attractive young women, Hollywood, California, c. 1935. • http://fineartamerica.com/art/all/alphabet/all?page=38 • http://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-letter-n-and-two-women-underwood-archives.html • http://www.bridgemanimages.com/en-GB/search?filter_bw=1&filter_group=all&filter_text=+Letter+ +two+women&original_filter_text=+Letter+ +two+women&filter_searchoption_id=2&sort_order=best_relevance&item_num=9
  49. 49. Vogue Cover by Horst P.Horst (1940) • Lisa Fonssagrives photographed by Horst P.Horst for Vogue cover, USA 1940, UK 1940. • http://pics.livejournal.com/kunst_camera/pic/000825xt • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5xoocc8EksQ/Tr_35WpUIRI/AAAAAAAAE6s/jfe28jFJYfA/s1600/fd14article-2055674-0E9275AD00000578- 174_634x773.jpg • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-URyDBSLJ-4Y/Ts9ZGg1d2CI/AAAAAAAACg0/GGNZLGCtoU0/s1600/10-vogue-covers_113725549379.jpg
  50. 50. Decorated capitals A, M, W from 'Contact' by John Minton (1946) • Decorated capitals A, M, W from 'Contact', 1946 by John Minton (1917 – 1957) an English painter, illustrator, stage designer and teacher. • https://www.flickr.com/photos/36844288@N00/albums/72157624113183942
  51. 51. Erotic Alphabet by Alex Szekely (1946) • Alexander Székely (says Alex Szekely) (1901 – 1968), is a Hungarian painter known for his erotic drawings. He lived in Budapest, Paris and Vienna. In 1946, he drew an Erotic Alphabet. • http://luc.devroye.org/fonts-79611.html • http://no-standart-ero.livejournal.com/416597.html
  52. 52. Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary (1936) • Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary in 1936. Possibly are from the “Dictionnaire Larousse du XXè siècle en 6 volumes”, published in Paris 1928 -1933, edited by Paul Augé (1881-1953), or from the “Grand Mémento encyclopédique Larousse”, in 2 volumes, published in Paris 1936 -1937, edited by Paul Augé (1881-1953). • https://www.etsy.com/search?q=1936%20vintage%20calligraphy • https://www.etsy.com/listing/223120700/1936-vintage-letter-m-initial-m-monogram? ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=1936%20French%20Dictionary&ref=sr_gallery_3
  53. 53. Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary (1948) • Ornamental letters from French encyclopedic dictionary in 1948. Possibly are from the “Nouveau Larousse universel : Dictionnaire encyclopédique en deux volumes”, published in Paris 1948 -1949, edited by Paul Augé (1881-1953). • https://www.etsy.com/search?q=Calligraphy%201948
  54. 54. Alphabet by Jindřich Heisler (1952) • Alphabet in 1952 by Jindřich Heisler (1914 -1953) a Czech poet, photographer and surrealist artist. The 25 exactingly designed plywood cutouts (the letter W is not part of Czech and French orthography), covered on one side in 19th-century woodcut reproductions, are both playful and haunting. Each depicts an intricately crafted scene of mystery and violence, and many feature demonic encounters. • https://www.flickr.com/photos/50749457@N02/albums/72157630441065954 • https://www.flickr.com/photos/50749457@N02/tags/jind%C5%99ichheisler • http://designobserver.com/feature/a-dictionary-of-surrealism-and-the-graphic-image/37685/
  55. 55. Alphabet integral by D.Czap and P.Cornut (c. 1960s) • Alphabet integral (erotic alphabet book ) with photographs by D.Czap and P.Cornut, Studio Asa Editions, France, no date (late 1960s). • http://vasta-images-books.blogspot.gr/2013/09/new-york-art-book-fair-erotic-alphabet.html? zx=3035c234cb564c66
  56. 56. Alphabet for Guide de la France mystérieuse by Roman Cieślewicz (1964) • Alphabet by Roman Cieślewicz (1930 -1996) a Polish graphic artist and photographer for Guide de la France mystérieuse, published by Claude Tchou in 1964. • http://faktografia.com/2011/12/29/roman-cieslewicz-decorated-alphabet-from-la-france-mysterieuse-published-by-claude-tchou-1964/ • http://designobserver.com/feature/a-dictionary-of-surrealism-and-the-graphic-image/37685/
  57. 57. Photo Letter Leonor alphabet by Armin Haab (1967) • Some of the letters from the Photo Letter Leonor alphabet (1967) by Swiss photographer bookbinder-papermaker Armin Haab (1919 -1991). • http://www.domusweb.it/en/news/naked-and-dressed-alphabets/
  58. 58. Das lustige ABC by Ursula Huber-Bavier (1967) • Das lustige ABC by Ursula Huber-Bavier (1918 -2010), a Swiss graphic artist and painter, published by Zug, Zurich (1967). Scanned and digitized by an anonymous person at Fontsanon, and named Bavier Show (2000). • http://luc.devroye.org/fonts-40292.html • http://www.fonts2u.com/baviershow.font • http://www.sikart.ch/KuenstlerInnen.aspx?id=4000780 • http://www.abebooks.com/book-search/author/huber-bavier-ursula/ • http://californiafonts.com/fonts/15815/baviershow
  59. 59. Human Alphabets 3 ( 1856 – 1969) • Sources • http://avaxnews.net/pictures/40212 • http://www.liveinternet.ru/community/pour_l_amour_de_l_art/post119953372/ • https://oldtales7.wordpress.com/the-royal-picture-alphabet-by-john-leighton/ • http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2007/03/dictionary-iconography.html • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5496257s/f7.planchecontact.r=Encyclop%C3%A9die%20Larousse • https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:ABC_trim_alphabet_book • http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O73700/designs-for-an-alphabet-frieze-design-sykes-godfrey/ • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5565630m/f1.image.pagination.langFR • https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nineteenth-century_erotic_alphabet_A.jpg • http://bibliotypes.blogspot.gr/2012/04/alfabeto-artisticos-f-e-ehrmann.html • http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10509738m/f1.planchecontact 1 • http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibliodyssey/tags/alphabet/page3/ • http://www.bibliotekar.ru/benua-azbuka/index.htm • http://enfants.bnf.fr/salledesjeux/grand/409_01.htm • http://lakryptadiaantennecbe.skynetblogs.be/album/livre-d-heures-de-la-degraffee-parisienne/page5/ • http://indexgrafik.fr/abeceda-karel-teige-1926/ • http://ikvs.livejournal.com/159794.html • http://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-letter-n-and-two-women-underwood-archives.html • http://luc.devroye.org/fonts-79611.html • https://www.flickr.com/photos/50749457@N02/albums/72157630441065954 • http://faktografia.com/2011/12/29/roman-cieslewicz-decorated-alphabet-from-la-france-mysterieuse-published-by-claude-tchou-1964/ • All the copyrights belong to the original authors presentation by sotos

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