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Makman - Fantasy Alternates

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Los Proverbios (also known as "Los Disparates"), plate 5: Reniego al amigo que cubre con las alas y muerde conel pico ("Renounce the friend who covered you with his wings and bites you with his beak") or Disparate volanted (Flying folly)
1864 – 1900
aquatint and etching | paper
Transfer from the University Library
The artist has captured the story of the deer hunt with the fewest possible elements, in a way that is instantly recognizable and yet takes liberties with the classical tale. The forest is represented by two trees and a few sprays of foliage; the deer is a mundane gray, not magical gold; and Sita waits anxiously in a white marble pavilion, rather than a thatched hut. The vibrantly colored backgrounds divide the composition into zones that create mood and organize the narrative.
Artist Unknown, India, Central India, Malwa School
Râmâyana manuscript page: Rama kills the deer (folio no. 31)
1635 – 1650
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold | paper
Gift of Mr. George P. Bickford for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
Andrea Boscoli
Four Episodes in the Life of a Saint
16th century
pen, ink, wash and black chalk
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
They spin finely (Hilan delgado)
etching aquatint, drypoint and burin | paper
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Green and pink chicken superimposed over a skeleton drawn in pencil holding a scythe
Nino Longobardi
paint, ink | paper
Bequest of Marion Lawrence
Drawing of two figures embracing. On the right of the image is a skeleton holding a door open.
Stephen Pugsley
Last Hug
graphite | paper
Bequest of Marion Lawrence
A skeleton chasing a woman who is holding on to a piece of clothing that she was wearing, while her bra is also being torn off of her body. The woman has a very scared look on her face as she is trying to get away.
Eli Levin
Skeleton Chasing Woman
etching and aquatint | paper
Gift of Stephen and Bettina Pollock
Thomas Eakins
Small Horse--Skeleton
painted plaster relief
Gift of Wilfred B. Shaw
Scene of three nude people (two women, one man) and a skeleton in a room next to a bathroom that is sketched on the left hand side of the scene. The skeleton is wrapping itself around the younger woman while the older woman, in darker and more opaque colors tries to free her. The man in the back is depicted as much smaller and week, lagging behind.
Eli Levin
Death in the Family
graphite and watercolor | paper
Gift of Stephen and Bettina Pollock
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Liber Studiorum. 6. Jason
1775 – 1851
mezzotint and etching | paper
Museum Purchase
Rodolphe Bresdin
La Comédie de la Mort
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
A skeleton, with a rifle strapped to his back and a flag of the skull and crossbones in his hand, rides a horse over 13 skulls. The skeleton is wearing a sombrero and he has a handlebar mustache. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Zapatista
1910 – 1913
relief engraving | metal
Museum Purchase

Alternate works for the study cases for Lisa Makman's ENGLISH 341 Fantasy Class


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