Eight Women Dancing in Bird Bodies, Hans Thoma, Poster

Eight Women Dancing in Bird Bodies, Hans Thoma, Poster

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This framed poster is an 18 x 12 inch print of Eight Women Dancing in Bird Bodies, an 1886 oil painting by German artist Hans Thoma.

This version is printed in USA on museum-quality, archival, acid-free matte paper — 10.3 mil, 192 grams per square inch — with an opacity of 94% and ISO brightness of 104%. 

Hans Thoma

Calling these ladies "women dancing in bird bodies" doesn't keep them from being harpies. Thoma did several works in this genre, for example these:

 

I hesitate to mention that Hans Thoma was a favorite painter of a certain German dictator, probably due to the way he stuck to good old-fashioned German painting instead of going for any of that decadent new-fangled art.

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The original pixels live on Wikimedia Commons.

Anomaly Panoply also offers a mini skirt made with fabric custom-printed with Eight Women Dancing in Bird Bodies.

Anomaly Panoply also offers a framed version of this poster.