About the Book
These photographs are from Thirty Years of travels across the American and European Victorian Cemeteries. Mythological sculptures from Angels to Sphinxes and tombs made in the traditions of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman art. Photographs began to be added to graves in oval formats to more clearly remember the deceased. The Victorian funerary art covered a short span of time but produced such beautiful artwork. With 80 pages and 90 photographs.
Features & Details
- Primary Category: Arts & Photography Books
- Additional Categories Fine Art Photography, History
Project Option: US Letter, 8.5×11 in, 22×28 cm
# of Pages: 80
- Publish Date: Jan 09, 2022
- Language English
- Keywords Giles, angels, Victorian, Cemetery
About the Creator
Bob Giles is an artist from California who has an extensive background in both the visual arts and music. As a painter and photographer he has exhibited in the San Francisco Bay area for over 40 years. He specializes in photographs of the Victorian Garden Cemeteries, classic portraits, and costumed dancers from many cultures. As a musician Bob Giles has performed music with the guitar and flute in the San Francisco Bay area for 20 years with diverse groups in Jazz, Folk, and Classical styles. His CD, Inside the Marble Zoo, features original music with some of the best musicians in the Bay Area.