1857 hunting party

November 10th, 2010, 6:18 am

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raluca-z, October 31st, 2010, 6:21 am     Reply


group picture of the Deleanu family and household gathered together on their estate for a hunting party in 1857.

From left to right, background (standing) line:
Ana Stan (housegirl, daughter of Dumitru Stan), Dumitru Stan (administrator of the domain), Mihaela Filipescu (Mika)*, Catrina (chief cook and Mihai's wetnurse)*, Artur Partrascu (family friend), Mihai Deleanu*, Elena Deleanu (3rd wife of Grigore Deleanu), Grigore Deleanu, Dan Deleanu, Sofia Teleki-Deleanu (fiancee of Dan Deleanu), Toader Apetrei (stableboy), Vasilica Nicoara (Lica, housegirl/maid)*, father Luca (village priest)*, Ileana Niculae (Leana, second cook/maid),

From left to right, foreground line: Niculae Stan (Nica, son of administrator), Mara Stan (2nd daughter of administrator), Mihail Deleanu, Maria Otilia Deleanu (girl with hat in the middle, daughter of Grigore and Elena Deleanu), Mina, Pavel and Petru Apetrei(kids on the barrel, housekids, relatives of Toader Apetrei).

Dogs from left to right.
Ela, Tica (the playful one), Cleo**, Rex, Pache

* made an appearance in Water Rites
** Mihai's dog, made an appearance in Fairie's Dance

All in all 21 characters and 5 dogs, drawn on A3 paper and inked traditionally

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SunshineMoonlight, November 11th, 2010, 2:43 am     Reply

Do they all have a part in the story?

raluca-z, November 12th, 2010, 10:27 am     Reply

Not really, Some of them made an appearance in Water Rites , some will most likely be featured in following stories. I tried to put a name to some generic crowd/audience characters I draw/drew

SunshineMoonlight, November 13th, 2010, 2:21 am     Reply

I get it. :)

By the way, I saw you got "comic spotlight"!This is so cool! Congrats! :D
Can you tell me how it works?

raluca-z, November 13th, 2010, 2:33 am     Reply

I....I'm speechless about comic spotlight.
I have no idea how I got it or how it works for one comic to get it, BUT I WANT TO THANK WHOEVER DID THIS FOR COLLECTOR OF FAIRYTALES!!
Means a lot for me and the comic of course!

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