Making of: Bridgeman’s best book covers 2012

Making of: Bridgeman’s best book covers 2012

We continue to highlight how images licensed from the Bridgeman archive were transformed into some of 2012’s most creative book covers. Which is your favourite?

Striding Dragon (stone with pigment), Chinese School, Five Dynasties (907-960) / Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA / Eleanor Evans Stout and Margaret Stout Gibbs Memorial Fund / in Memory of Wilbur D. Peat
Striding Dragon (stone with pigment), Chinese School, Five Dynasties (907-960) / Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA / Eleanor Evans Stout and Margaret Stout Gibbs Memorial Fund / in Memory of Wilbur D. Peat
Mr Chick, c.1920s (pen & ink with w/c on paper), Joseph Clayton (Kyd) Clarke  (1856-1937) / Free Library of Philadelphia / Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia
Mr Chick, c.1920s (pen & ink with w/c on paper), Joseph Clayton (Kyd) Clarke (1856-1937) / Free Library of Philadelphia / Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia
Scotland For Ever! 1881 (oil on canvas), Lady Butler (Elizabeth Southerden Thompson) (1846-1933) / Leeds Museums and Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) U.K
Scotland For Ever! 1881 (oil on canvas), Lady Butler (Elizabeth Southerden Thompson) (1846-1933) / Leeds Museums and Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) U.K
The crowned lion of England, Escott, Dan (1928-87) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn
The crowned lion of England, Escott, Dan (1928-87) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn
Jean Sebastien Bach I (canvas), Rohner, Georges (1913-2000) / Private Collection / Giraudon
Jean Sebastien Bach I (canvas), Rohner, Georges (1913-2000) / Private Collection / Giraudon

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