[LMB] google-fu needed

Margaret Devere margaret at devere.net
Sat Oct 8 15:52:33 BST 2016


Or even on a boat :)

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The artist would stand on a sandbar, peninsula, or dock. Or across a strait
or on a very nearby island.


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(top posting, leaving the below for reference)

LMB:  These are mostly the right kind of territory, but I can't use
photographs, pix in an obviously modern painting style (which may also not
yet be public domain), pix with modern objects -- telephone lines, cars,
motor boats, whatever -- in them, or pix with too many figures (such that
they cannot be cropped out) in the wrong kind of historical dress.

Viz the latter, the image I used for "Penric's Demon" had two figures in
very 19th C. costume, but the were in the right foreground and could be
cropped, leaving the castle formerly in the background to take center stage.

The ideal picture in my head indeed has the sea in the foreground, but they
seem to be rare, for the probable reason of where would the artist stand?

Ta, L.


[LMB] google-fu needed
Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Oct 8 10:57:46 BST 2016


not greek - bur adriatic

korcula:

https://goo.gl/images/xvb82j

https://goo.gl/images/GukuDT

https://goo.gl/images/ccAFNm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kor%C4%8Dula_(town)

hvar:

https://goo.gl/images/xh72Z8

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hvar_(city)

trogir:

https://goo.gl/images/ZkzymD

https://goo.gl/images/J16v2a

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trogir


i dont think these are entirely in the correct style (yet), but might give
us a leg up in the search - anything you like a lot .. ?

servus

markus

Am 08.10.2016 um 05:37 schrieb Lois McMaster Bujold:
 > So...
 >
 > I am in need of a good-resolution public domain image of a painting or  >
aquatint as much as possible in the style of the art on the two Penric  >
e-covers, but this time of a pre-modern Greek or Mediteranean port city,  >
preferably with a fortress by the shore and hills in the background.
 >
 > I realize that during the era of the prior pix, Greece was a conquest of
> the Ottoman empire, so there probably weren't a lot of itinerant artists
 > there wandering around painting landscapes.   Or else I just haven't
 > found the right image-mine.
 >
 > So see what y'all can turn up...
 >
 > Ta, L.
 >

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