Archive for france

Jacques Gautier d’Agoty

Posted in Art, Science with tags , , , , on January 20, 2012 by elgrayso

Jacques Gautier d’Agoty was a French painter and engraver in the 18th century.

Les Diableries

Posted in Art, Photography, Satan with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 26, 2011 by elgrayso

Diableries were French stereo photographs (two images viewed at once to create a 3d effect) made during the 19th century. They depicted Satan in daily life, historically noted as a critique on the rule of Napoleon III. Due to their unsavory depiction of the elite, the creators did not provide many clues as to who they were.

For more information, please visit That’s A Negative and Laughing Bone, for this is where I have obtained most of the information and images.

Fantastic Planet

Posted in Animation, Art, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2011 by elgrayso

La Cochon Danseur (The Dancing Pig)

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , on June 11, 2011 by elgrayso

France, 1907

the best part is at the end (2:06)