The human figure in motion

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This is the largest selection ever made from the famous Muybridge sequence high-speed photographs of human motion. Containing 4,789 photographs, it illustrates some 163 different types of action: elderly man lifting log, woman sweeping, woman climbing ladder, men boxing and wrestling, child crawling, man lifting weight, man jumping, and 155 other types of action, some of which are illustrated by as many as 62 different photographs. Taken at speeds ranging up to 1/6000th of a second, these photographs show bone and muscle positions against ruled backgrounds. Almost all subjects are undraped, and all actions are shown from three angles: front, rear, and three-quarter view. These historic photographs, one of the great monuments of nineteenth-century photography, are reproduced original size, with all the clarity and detail of the originals. As a complete thesaurus of human action, it has never been superseded. Muybridge was a genius of photography, who had unlimited financial, technical, and scientific backing at the University of Pennsylvania. This volume presents the final selection from more than 100,000 negatives made at an expenditure of more than $50,000. It has never been superseded as a sourcebook for artists, students, animators, and art directors. "An unparalleled dictionary of action for all artists, photographers." -- American Artist. "Impressive and valuable collection." -- Scientific American.

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Grouping Title human figure in motion
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display_description The 4,789 photographs in this definitive selection show the human figure - models almost all undraped - engaged in over 160 different types of action: running, climbing stairs, tumbling, dressing, undressing, hopping on one foot, dancing, etc. Children walking, crawling and many dozens of other activities.
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subject_facet Clip art, Electronic books, Human locomotion -- Pictorial works, Human locomotion, high speed, Photography, Artistic, Photography, High-speed
title_display The human figure in motion
title_full Human Figure in Motion [electronic resource] Muybridge, Eadweard., The human figure in motion / Eadweard Muybridge ; introduction by Robert Taft, The human figure in motion / introd. by Robert Taft
title_short The human figure in motion
topic_facet Clip art, Electronic books, Human locomotion, Human locomotion, high speed, Photography, Artistic, Photography, High-speed