wilhelm m.busch 10

18 06 2010

1974 WILHELM M.BUSCH illustrated EMILE ZOLA’SLA FORTUNE DES ROUGON ( THE FORTUNE OF THE ROUGON FAMILY ), written in 1871 and the first novel in EMILE ZOLA’S monumental twenty-volume series LES ROUGON-MAQUART. busch used a ballpoint pen for the illustrations and added some watered ink for grey shades. below is a selection.

© wilhelm m.busch / bertelsmann verlag, 1974, ‘das glueck der familie rougon’




2 responses

20 06 2010

To create life out of pen scratches!
Such subtlety and energy out of such bold strokes!
I wish I could draw like that!

27 06 2010

i like the style of these illustrations very much! hope i could create such amazing stroke someday!
thank you for sharing it. 🙂

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