John Collier

Self-trained, extremely talented American illustrator renowned in his field. Made some amazing charcoal works in a Pre-Raphaelite or Symbolist style for Sleeping Beauty (which I happened to read to my five-year old son tonight). I could not locate them anywhere online, with this work alone showing as close to I could find to the others. from Fancies and Goodnights.

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About kinneret

Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
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