is a very difficult challenge - to draw the headlong plunge so it doesn't
look as if the figure is
myths and stories depend on the depiction of the Fall.
from a French edition of de la Motte's Telemachus date
unknown 9 x 15cms
Joan Hassall's illustrations to RLS, The Child's Garden of Verse,
DORE'S illustration to Le Capitaine Fracasse, wood engraving
Mon Journal December 1894 13 x 20 cms illustration by H.Gerbault
05. from an American insurance advert August 1955 and
probably the most artificial of all staging for the genre...He is nestled
into a step and kicking his arms and legs about. Difficult to register
falling with such a sharp focus. 05
shows the most incompetent image I have found of the act of falling,
all in the cause of Health and Safety, and the profit requiremnts of
the Insurance Industry.
FALLS IN CARTOONS