The Wimmelbild

What is a “Wimmelbild”?
Examples
※ Reddit: Henry Holiday’s Snark wimmelbild in r/wimmelbilder
Wimmelbild (de.wikipedia.org)
Wimmelbilderbuch (en.wikipedia.org)
The Image Breakers by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder
Hidden image in a wimmelbild by Matthias Grünewald
Henry Holiday’s illustration to The Beaver’s Lesson in The Hunting of the Snark

Holiday’s references:

  1. Dodgson: self portrait (snrk.de/lewis-carroll)
  2. Doré: Angel (snrk.de/page_winged-rat)
  3. Doré: Quixote (snrk.de/page_winged-rat)
  4. Gheeraerts I: Image Breakers (snrk.de/pig-and-tuba)
  5. Gheeraerts II: Anne Hale (snrk.de/page_winged-rat#AnneHale)
  6. Gheeraerts II: Mary Throckmorton (snrk.de/page_inspiration-by-re-interpretation)
  7. Grünewald: Temptation (snrk.de/page_wild-figure#spoilers)
  8. Grünewald: Visit (snrk.de/page_kitty)
  9. Martin: Bard (snrk.de/page_the-bard and snrk.de/page_wild-figure)
  10. Millais: Raleigh (snrk.de/page_holidays-butcher-and-millais-raleigh)
  11. ?: Benjamin Jowett (snrk.de/benjamin-jowett)

 
Henry Holiday’s depiction of the Snark hunting party and the wimmelbild.


 

Referential art in Henry Holiday’s illustration
(engraved by Joseph Swain)
to the chapter The Beaver’s Lesson
In Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark

 
John Martin | J.E. Millais | C.L. Dodgson | Gustave Doré
Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger | Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder | Matthias Grünewald

 
John Martin   [back]

J.E. Millais   [back]

C.L. Dodgson (photographer)   [back]


Gustave Doré   [back]


Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger   [back]

Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder   [back]

Matthias Grünewald   [back]


2021-03-02, update: 2021-11-19