Alice in the Woods

Bycatch from my Snark hunt:

There are more paintings by Bonomi Edward Warren where he recycled that forest scene. I don’t know who “stole” from whom.

The Bard

 

Bycatch from my Snark hunt:

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Alice on the Train

Playing with the work of other artists could have been fun for John Tenniel too. (Of course another reason for the similarity simply could be, that the designs of the train compartmens are similar.)

Bycatch from my Snark hunt:

[left]: John Tenniel: Alice on the Train (1872)
[right]: Augustus Leopold Egg: The Travelling Companions (1862)

I found the comparison in preraphaelitesisterhood.com. If it is a pictorial reference at all, it might be a nice pun by Tenniel, but not as challenging as Henry Holiday’s conundrums.

The Carpenter

Bycatch from my Snark hunt:

  • [left]: John Everett Millais: Detail from Christ in the House of His Parents aka The Carpenter’s Shop (1850).
    Location: Tate Britain (N03584), London.
  • [right]: Philip Galle after Maarten van Heemskerck: Detail from redrawn print Ahasuerus consulting the records (1564).
    Location: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Of course this could be incidental. It is said, that Joseph’s head was modelled after the head of Millais’ father.

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