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drawings on geology
Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) for Dante's Divina Comedia. Botticelli followed Dante's text pretty closely. He mapped out his projected 100-sheet traversal of Hell, Purgatory and Heaven by making a chart of funnel-shaped Hell. Its lowest pits hold the worst sinners. The chart carefully lays out the various levels. There is no final illustration of the celestial paradise. The last page, now lost, was blank. Maybe Botticelli thought it wasn't possible. This drawing triggered the whole book Drawings On Geology, because Botticelli, has turned the idea of the world as a place with layers of landscapes as a world with layers of stories. This book is often reffered to as being the first comic book.


drawings on geology
Waterspout, anonymous/ US, found at picture library New York


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Disaster drawing from 1799 of flude over the city of Nijmegen


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from FM 21-76, department of Army field manual 1970, (Survival guide from US NAVY)


drawings on geology
Raymond Pettibon, the bright flatness, 2003, pen & ink on paper, 99.1 x 98.4cm / 39 x 38 3/4 inch, Courtesy Regen projects, LA


drawings on geology
Satoru Eguchi, Untitled, 2002, 11 1/2 x 9 inches, graphite on paper


drawings on geology
Le Corbusier (real name Charles-Eduard Jeanneret), Swiss (1887-1965), Small sketch from a plan to have a crossroad above instead of in a town, collection MoMa NYC


drawings on geology
Kinke Kooi, Zwarte Wolk/Black Cloud, 1995, acrylic pencil on paper, 41 x 57 cm, private collection


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Dutch 17th century, what makes this drawing special is the very high point of view, giving the view of lot's of flatness and a little sky, instead of the normal opposite in dutch landcapes.


drawings on geology
Anonymous, 18th century, this is a vertical map for ships sailing in the Dutch innersea (ijselmeer). The silouettes are of villages, harbours etc.


drawings on geology
Anonymous 21st century, "Cheverita", French goat cheese wrap,
(the inner image of a friendly goat has been cut out)


drawings on geology
Carlos Roque, Untitled, 2004, Ink on Paper, 48 x 61 cm, Col/PCR,
private collection, Lisbon


drawings on geology
Maria bussmann, pencil on paper, 2003


drawings on geology
Paul Noble, Nobspital, 1997-98, pencil on paper, 8' 2 1/2" x 59", MoMa/Courtesy Bravin + Lee NY


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Mine, British, 18th century


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from the dutch geology book: Wat vind ik in de bodem?, 1963


drawings on geology
Ellen Harvey & Alice Smits, pen on bierviltje, (2 ladies explaining something to each other in bar Eik & Linde, Amsterdam 2000)


drawings on geology
Ben Polsky, Oil Company Survey (01), 2003, graphite on mylar, 18" x 24" courtesy Luxe Gallery NY


drawings on geology
Satoru Eguchi, Untitled, 2002, 14 x 16 1/2 inches, ink and colored, pencil on paper


drawings on geology
Ben Polsky, woodpile .01, 2003, graphite transfer and brasspoint on rabbit skin glue gessoed panel, 5" x 6.5", Courtesy of Luxe Gallery NYC


drawings on geology
Carl Friedrich von Rumhor (1777), 18th century


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Hong-Kong Manga


drawings on geology
Roy McMakin, courtesy Matthew Marks, NY


drawings on geology
illustration from Jules Vernes's 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea


drawings on geology
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), War, Woodblock print


drawings on geology
Olav Westphalen, boy meets girl, ink on paper 2001, Courtesy of Maccarone inc., NYC


drawings on geology
Paul Nassenstein, 2001 pencil on paper


drawings on geology
Napoleon Bonaparte - Attack plan. This is drawing made in 1805 by an engineer for Napoleon to invade England with 140.000 soldiers by balloons, boats & a tunnel. The whole plan was canceled when Admiral Nelson brought the French fleet down at Trafalgar.


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Anonymous, Mine, German 16th century


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Anonymous 17th century, the art of dredge; ("baggeren" in Dutch ), transforming water into land, without baggeren there would be no Holland


drawings on geology
Henri Riviére, from the series "Les 36 vues de la Tour Eiffel", 1902, "Dans la Tour" 


drawings on geology
George-Pierre Seurat, conté drawing for "dimanche après-midi à l'île de la Grande Jatte", 1866


drawings on geology
Serge Onnen, 2003, bathroom park (for the park series), water color on paper, 40 x 60 cm


drawings on geology
Ando Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858), woodblock print


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Courtesy of Cooper Edens, & Princeton Architectural press


drawings on geology
anonymous 15th century


drawings on geology
Robert Longo , BOMB DRAWINGS for the series: "Lust of the Eye", Untitled (Bikini Atoll/ Baker, 1946), Charcoal on mounted paper, 72 x 102 inches (183 x 259cm), 2003


drawings on geology
Paul Nassenstein, 2001 pencil on paper


drawings on geology
MVRDV, sketch for dutch pavilion at HANNOVER, World fair 2000
(see also www.mvrdv.nl)


drawings on geology
Ando Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858), woodblock print


drawings on geology
Marc Smeets, Venlo Holland, with thanks to Luc Smeets


drawings on geology
Serge Onnen, treehouse (for the series : "capsules"), mixed media on paper 100 x 70 cm, 2000


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from FM 21-76, department of Army field manual 1970, (Survival guide from US NAVY)


drawings on geology
October 17, 1884, collapse of the railroad bridge over the Little Miami River at Batavia, Ohio, from "Train Wrecks, A Pictorial History of Accidents on the Main Line", by Robert C. Reed, 1968


drawings on geology
William Wegman, Gulls/Waves, 1973, Pencil on paper 8 1/2 x 11inch


drawings on geology
Maria Bussmann, pencil on paper, 2003


drawings on geology
Toba Khedoori, 1996, untitled (seats), oil and wax on paper, 11 feet 6 inches x 25 feet, courtesy Regen projects LA


drawings on geology
Hannes Kater , (www.hanneskater.com), Made-to-order drawing Sample 027, This is what happened: Yesterday I sneaked into the ground zero hole. Actually, I had no idea that this was possible, but I just passed the gate and walked down, and nobody really took notice. The first 3 levels down, everything is still quite messy, but the rest of the 119 below zero floors, are perfectly intact. I took the speed elevator to go all the way to the bottom floor -121 to enjoy the view. It was a clear day and you could really see far away. All the way down, all of negative -Manhattan, the subways, the negative of the statue of Liberty, the roots of central park, really very nice. I had a negative-coffee at the cafeteria and the white servant that worked at the counter, really thought I was telling her a joke when I said that all the positive had been blown away 2 years earlier. Based on Serge Onnen story, 22x28 cm, 2002


drawings on geology
Mark Dion, dump, pencil on paper 2001, 21 x 28 cm,
Courtesy Colin de Land/American Fine Arts, NY


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from the dutch geology book: Wat vind ik in de bodem?, 1963


drawings on geology
David Shrigley, ink on paper 1989, Courtesy of Nicolai Wallner (Denmark)


drawings on geology
anonymous Dutch, 16th Century, "colonisation" map of dutch land on sea.


drawings on geology
Anonymous, found in book on the 2th floor in the library next to my house.


drawings on geology
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519), a room filling up with water, ink on paper


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Flude 17th century Dutch


drawings on geology
Anonymous, 18th century, this is a vertical map for ships sailing in the Dutch innersea (ijselmeer), the silouettes are of villages, harbours etc.


drawings on geology
Christine Rusche, FRAMED SPACES 02 (SSLL), ink-pen on mylar, 91 x 65 cm, 2002,
courtesy: Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Dutch 17th century, what makes this drawing special is the very high point of view, giving the view of lot's of flatness and a little sky, instead of the normal opposite in dutch landcapes.


drawings on geology
Hans Broek, sketch for urban composition, 2002, 75 x 105,5 cm, Courtesy Tanja Rumpff, NL


drawings on geology
19th century Dredging machine, Anonymous


drawings on geology
Daragh Reeve, passenger, 2004, 80cm x 60cm, ink on paper


drawings on geology
Anonymous, napkin from rotating bar at Marriott Marquis,
New York City


drawings on geology
Karel Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), natural cave near Trieste Italy, etching


drawings on geology
Aan Solleveld, graphite pencil on paper, 72 x 102 cm, 2003, Courtesy of Motive Gallery Amsterdam


drawings on geology
The Alimentary Road by Otto Soglow, 1930, From the book You Are here (Princeton Architerural Press) and , Through the Alimentary Canal with Gun and Camera, George Chappell, edited by Katharine Harmon


drawings on geology
Carlos Roque, 'As If We Could Have Come Full Circle', 2004, computer sketch, study for a painting


drawings on geology
David Shrigley, ink on paper, 1989, Courtesy of Nicolai Wallner Gallery (Denmark)


drawings on geology
Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), drawing


drawings on geology
Grandville (1803-1847), etching, Eclipse


drawings on geology
Robert Longo, Nagasaki, 2003, charcoal mounted on paper, 96 x 72 inch/ 243.8 x 182. 9 cm


drawings on geology
Anonymous, natural disaster in Vuren Holland, 1799


drawings on geology
Anonymous 18th century, drawing from an Iceberg by one of the dicoverers of Nova Zembla, in the Berginger Sea, The text under the drawing decribes in Dutch an Iceberg they named Bears Mountain.


drawings on geology
Mathilde ter Heijne, 1 of 500 drawings made for the CD-Rom For a better world,
42 x 29,7 cm, 2000


drawings on geology
Matthew Monahan, Excerpt from the book of China, 60 x 24 inches, carbon ink on rice paper, 2003, courtesy of Anton Kern Galllery NY


drawings on geology
Arnoud Holleman, pencil on paper 2002


drawings on geology
Anounymous illustration from Jonnathan Swift, Gulliver's travel, The air floating island laputa. Swift had used the Spanish slang word for "whore" ("la puta") as the name of the original castle in the sky. The people in Swift's Laputa were absent-minded technologists who oppressed the lands below them by cutting off the sunlight to them. In that sense Swift's choice of the name does not make any sense, and I have not been able to find anything which explains why he chose that particular name.


drawings on geology
Anonymous, found in book on the 3th floor in the library next to my house.


drawings on geology
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519), a rain of tools, ink on paper


drawings on geology
Pope Sixtus V (Pope from 1585 to 1590), pilgrims map


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from FM 21-76, department of Army field manual 1970,
(Survival guide from US NAVY)


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from FM 21-76, department of Army field manual 1970,
(Survival guide from US NAVY)


drawings on geology
Anonymous, (sent to me by an anonymous person)


drawings on geology
Anonymous, drawing from the bay of Havana, Dutch 17th century


drawings on geology
Roy McMakin, courtesy Matthew Marks, NY


drawings on geology
Anonymous, Vesuvius, 19th century, etching, volcano in Sicilie/italie


drawings on geology
Geert Dekkers, Pencil on paper, 2002


drawings on geology
Anonymous, found in book on the 3th floor in the library next to my house.


drawings on geology
MVRDV, sketch for dutch pavilion at HANNOVER, World fair 2000 (see also www.mvrdv.nl)


drawings on geology
Dan Ford, Shell, watercolor on paper, courtesy of Pierogi, Brooklyn, 2002


drawings on geology
Sebastiaan Bremer, JAN, 2002, 27 1/2 x 28 3/8 inch, inkt op c print, courtesy Roebling Hall


drawings on geology
Claude Nicolas Ledoux, (1736-1806) France
Visionary achitect from whom only bridges where built and none of his amazing buildings.


drawings on geology
Anonymous, rainbow, (found on internet)


drawings on geology
anonymous 17th century, the bay of Cape Town (South Africa), Drawn by captain of ship


drawings on geology
Anonymous, (after Russell) (?), Waterspouts off coast of New South Wales,
(image found in NYPL picture library) (tornado file)


drawings on geology
Raymond Pettibon, No fountain from, 2003, pen & ink on paper,
121,9 x 129,5 cm / 48 x 51inch, Courtesy Regen projects, LA


drawings on geology
Dan Ford, White Castle, ink on paper, courtesy of Peirogi, Brooklyn, US


drawings on geology
Toba Khedoori, 1998, untitled (walkway), oil and wax on paper, 138 x 78 1/2 inches, courtesy Regen projects LA


drawings on geology
Anonymous, from the dutch geology book: Wat vind ik in de bodem?, 1963


drawings on geology
Paul Noble, Pencil on paper, Courtesy Bravin + Lee NY


drawings on geology
(detail) Paul Noble, Pencil on paper, Courtesy Bravin + Lee NY


drawings on geology
Mark Dion, travel trough the city beneath the dump, pencil on paper 2001, 21 x 28 cm,
Courtesy Colin de Land/American Fine Arts, NY