L’Homme Machine .Anatomical Steam Punk Man. Tab XIII. 1748
The image is an original handcolored ofgraveconcern creation based upon steampunk anatomy influenced by the text in the image which is from ‘L'homme Machine’ (Man a Machine, or the Human mechanism) written by the French physician and philosopher Julien Offray de La Mettrie (November 23, 1709 – November 11, 1751). First published in 1748, the work details materialist philosophy of the 18th century Enlightenment.
L’Homme Machine. Anatomical Steam Punk Man. Tab XIII. 1748
Recreation of titlepage with original illustrations. Printed on handmade paper resembling the look and feel of paper from the period the work was produced (8.5" x 11"), or textured watercolour paper (5"x7"). Printed with archival inks, and packaged in protective sheet and cardboard backing.
Small prints on antique style paper, mounted to actual antique salvaged wood, and hung with twine. 3.5" x 4.5"