In 9 captionless woodblock prints, it tells the faustian story of an artist who signs away his soul for a magic paintbrush. Gods man 1929, the audaciously ambitious work that made wards reputation, is a modern morality play, an allegory of the deadly bargain a striving. Ward 1905a85, in employing the concept of the wordless pictorial narrative, acknowledged his predecessors the european artists frans masereel and otto na. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I love woodcuts, woodblock prints and lithography, and lynd wards imagery is very powerful. Gods man a novel in woodcuts 1st ed by ward lynd for. Pdf lynd ward six novels in woodcuts download full pdf. A wordless novel gods man smithsonian libraries unbound. I had heard of this wordless novel in the past, but never seen its contents in its entirety. Gods man is a wordless novel by american artist lynd ward 19051985 published in 1929. A novel in woodcuts dover fine art, history of art lynd ward on. Buy gods man, a novel in woodcuts dover fine art, history of art by ward, lynd isbn. Gods man, a novel in woodcuts pdf download download pdf. The song is set to the entire woodcut novel gods man, by lynd ward.
A novel in woodcuts dover fine art, history of art. The library of america interviews art spiegelman about lynd ward. This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. In 9 captionless woodblock prints it tells the faustian story of an artist who signs away his soul for a magic paintbrush. In 9 captionless woodblock prints it tells the faustian story of an. Six novels in woodcuts boxed set library of america. Six novels in woodcuts, edited by art spiegelman, rich. Pdf god s man a novel in woodcuts download full pdf. He is the author of six novels in woodcuts and three picture.
Madmans drum is a wordless novel by american artist lynd ward 19051985, published in 1930. Gods man was the first american wordless novel, and is seen as a precursor of, and influence on, the development of the graphic novel. A novel in woodcuts by lynd ward online at alibris uk. Lynd ward, gods man, rgzg, rvoodengraving, rz5 x ro3 mm. You note in your introduction that wards first novel, gods man, is the. Shelley mary 1960gods man, a novel in woodcutsoctober. The major american artist invented the concept of a wordless novel with this evocative, textfree woodcut narrative current holds 0 current holds with 1. Madmans drum is a wordless novel by american artist lynd ward 19051985, published in.298 1382 257 405 548 631 649 1543 1314 1066 1413 1337 1148 1334 315 8 1419 292 1165 1193 1345 1304 1393 280 1214 1469 484 895 1202 1027 807 1220 804 908 690 474 1476 394