The Human Figure in Motion

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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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Overview


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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486202044
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1955
  • Series: Dover Anatomy for Artists Series
  • Pages: 390
  • Sales rank: 549,372
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

MEN
  WALKING
    Man Walking at Ordinary Speed (.083 second)
    Man Walking at Ordinary Speed
    Man Walking at Ordinary Speed
    Man Walking at Ordinary Speed
    Man Walking at Half-Stride (.069 second)
    Man Walking and Carrying 75-lb. Boulder on Head
    Man Walking and Carrying 75-lb. Boulder on Shoulder (.075 second)
    Man Walking and Carrying 50-lb. Dumbell in one hand (.099 second)
    Man Walking and Carrying a Rifle on Shoulder (.161 second)
    Man Walking and Carrying Rifle
    Man Walking up Inclined Plane
    Man Walking down Inclined Plane
    Elderly Man Walking Upstairs
    Man Walking Upstairs
    Man Walking Downstairs
    "Man Walking Downstairs Backwards, Turning, Walking Away while Carrying Rock"
  RUNNING
    Man Starting a Race (.093 second)
    Man Running (.042 second)
    Man Running
    Man Running (.057second)
    Man Running
    Man Running
    Man Running
  JUMPING
    Man Performing Straight High Jump
    Man Performing Straight High Jump (.063 Second)
    Man Performing Running Straight High Jump (.087 Second)
    Man Performing Running Broad Jump
    Man Performing Standing High Jump (.139 second)
    Man Performing Running Twist High Jump (.160 second)
    Man Performing Standing Broad Jump (.156 second)
    Man Performing Standing Broad Jump
  LIFTING AND HEAVING
    Man Lifting and Heaving 75-lb. boulder (.489 second)
    Man Lifting 75-lb. boulder
    Man Heaving 75-lb. boulder
    Man Heaving 75-lb. boulder
    Man Heaving 75-lb. boulder
    Man Lifting 50-lb. Dumbbell in one Hand
    Man Lifting 50-lb. Dumbbell in one Hand and Flexing Muscles
    "Man Lifting 50-lb. Dumbbells, one in each Hand"
    "Man Lifting 50-lb. Dumbbells, one in each Hand"
    Elderly Man Lifting Log
  THROWING AND CATCHING
    Man Picking up and Throwing Baseball (.075 second)
    Man Throwing Baseball
    Man Throwing Baseball
    Man Catching and Throwing Baseball
    Man Catching and Throwing Baseball
    Man Catching Baseball
    Man Throwing Javelin
    Man Throwing Discus
  "KICKING, BATTING, AND ROWING"
    Man Catching and Kicking Football
    Man Catching and Kicking Football
    Man Serving Tennis Ball
    Man Batting Baseball
    Man Batting Baseball
    Man Swinging Bat
    Man Rowing with Rowing Machine
  BOXING AND WRESTLING
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing and Knockout
    Man Shadow Boxing (.112 second)
    Man Shadow Boxing
    Men Wrestling
    Men Wrestling
    Men Wrestling
    Men Wrestling
    Men Wrestling
    Men Wrestling
  ACROBATICS AND FENCING
    Man Balancing on one Foot
    "Man Standing, Hands behind Head, Arms Akimbo"
    Men Performing Hand Stand
    Man Performing Forword Handspring
    Man Performing Back Somersault
    Men Fencing
  VARIOUS TRADES
    Man Swinging Pick Axe
    Man Digging with Spade
    Man Swinging Scythe
    Man Pushing Lawn Roller
    Blacksmiths Hammering at Anvil (.133 second)
    Carpenter Planing
    Carpenter Sawing
    Carpenter Cleaving with Hatchet and Hammering
    Man Laying Brick
    Man Laying Brick
    Hod Carrier Climbing Ladder
  "STANDING, SITTING, AND LYING DOWN"
    Amputee Walking with Crutches
    Man Rising from Chair
    Legless Boy Climbing in and out of chair
    Man Lying Down
    Man Rising from Lying Position
    Man Standing at Rifle Drill
    Man Assuming Kneeling Position and Aiming Rifle
    Man Falling Prone and Aiming Rifle
WOMEN
  WALKING
    Woman Walking with Hand to Mouth
    Woman Walking
    Stout Woman Walking
    "Woman Walking, Holding Basket on Head"
    "Woman Walking, Throwing Scarf over Shoulders "
    Woman Walking and Turning while Pouring Water from Watering Can
    "Woman Walking, Throwing Water from Basin"
    Woman Running
    Woman Walking and Turning Around
    Woman Sweeping with Broom
    Woman Walking up Incline
    Woman Walking up Incline Carrying one Bucket
    Woman Walking up Incline Carrying one Bucket
    Woman Walking up Incline Carrying two Buckets
    Woman with Hand to Mouth Walking down Incline
    Woman Walking down incline
    Woman Walking down incline Holding Basket on Head
    Woman Walking Upstairs
    "Woman Walking Upstairs Carrying Bowl, and Twisting"
    Woman Walking Upstairs and Waving Handkercheif
    Woman Turning and Walking Upstairs (.284 second)
    "Woman Turning, Throwing Kiss, and Walking Upstairs "
    "Woman Carrying one Bucket, Turning, Walking Upstairs (.325 second)"
    "Woman Carrying two Buckets, Turning, Walking Upstairs (.266 second)"
    "Woman Carrying Pitcher and Glass, Turning, Walking Upstairs"
    Woman Walking Downstairs
    Woman Walking Slowly Downstairs and Waving
    "Woman Walking Downstairs, Throwing Scarf over Shoulders (.101 second)"
    "Woman Walking Downstairs, Picking up Pitcher, and Turning"
  PICKING UP AND PUTTING DOWN
    Woman Picking up Clothes
    "Woman Picking up Scarf, Throwing it over Shoulders while Walking"
    Woman Picking up Towel
    Woman Picking up Water Glass from Table and Drinking
    Woman Picking up Handkerchief
    Woman Picking up Broom
    "Woman Picking up Basket, Holding it above her Head"
    "Woman Putting down Jug, From her shoulder"
    "Woman Putting down Basket, Then picking it up"
    "Woman Lowering Jug, Pouring Water from it"
  STANDING
    Woman Standing and Ironing
    Woman Shifting her Weight with Arms on Hips; Arms behind Head
    "Woman Standing Pouring Water, Bending over Wash Basin"
    Woman Standing Drying her Face and Breasts
    Woman Standing Drying her Body
    "Woman Standing, Putting on Dress over Head"
  "HOPPING,JUMPING,CLIMBING,AND CRAWLING"
    Woman Hopping on one Foot (.141 second)
    Woman Jumping from Rock to Rock (.119 second
    "Woman Sitting in Chair, Drinking Tea, Served by Standing Companion"
  Kneeling
    Woman Kneeling at Chair
    "Woman Kneeling at Chair, then Rising"
    "Woman on one Knee, Spanking Child"
  "LYING DOWN, RISING"
    "Woman with Newspaper, Lying down, Reading"
    "Woman with Newspaper, Sitting down on Floor (.232 second)"
    Woman Lying down in Hammock
    "Woman Lying down in Bed, Covering up with Blanket"
    Woman Falling onto Mattress
    Woman Sitting down on Floor
    Woman Rising from Knees
    "Woman with Newspaper, Rising"
    Woman Turning and Rising from Sitting on Floor
    Woman Uncovering herself and Rising from Bed
CHILDREN
  WALKING AND RUNNING
    Boy Walking
    Boy Walking
    "Girl Walking towards Woman, Carrying Flower"
    Boy Walking while Holding Mother's Hand
    Girl Running
  CRAWLING AND CLIMBING
    Girl Crawling on Floor
    Girl Crawling Upstairs (.206 second)
    Girl Crawling Upstairs
    Girl Walking Upstairs (.161 second)
    Girl Climbing into Chair
  PICKING UP AND CARRYING
    "Girl Stooping, Picking up Water Goblet, and Drinking"
    Girl Picking up Doll from Floor and Carrying it Away
    Girl Carrying Watering Can and Sprinkling Flowers
    Girl Being Picked up and Held by Woman
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    Posted April 30, 2000

    A must for any animator!

    Through Muybridge's work in the late 1800s, we as animator's have come to rely on his work and I think that this book would benefit anyone needing constant reference to locomotion.

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