Wednesday

'Reflection'


by Sulamith Wülfing (1901-89)
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5 comments:

Neopog said...

Love it!

Hercynius said...

Sulamith is my favorite illustrator. She represented a side of Germanic-ness that was pushed aside by the Nazis, and now -- even more thoroughly -- by modern utilitarian materialism and commercialism. It's wonderful to see this site promoting the Nature-bound, "fey" side of the European soul.

Aputsiaq said...

Her art is always wonderful! Hercynius, you are right about the German culture; it has a very rich folklore (and litterature) that was pushed aside by WWII - and the most beautiful illustrations of fairy tales, children's books etc. But the war ended and luckily a new era started. Here in Denmark we've been inspired by German traditions for centuries...as we are neighbours..and the same goes for our relationship with the rest of Scandinavia...

I'm glad you like my blog...thaks!

Hercynius said...

When I was in Germany I heard a joke about the Danes: Supposedly if a Danish child was NOT Elven fair and beautiful and serene -- he/she would have to go into Danish politics...

Aputsiaq said...

Thanks for sharing that :O))))