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August 15, 2010

You can actually fall off the edge.

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1281916787 ) Play

Identify the artist of this painting, and let us know where it is from.

Pseudobonus points for naming the original.

Cracked by udupendra , krudebox , shrik , SV , Vinay Hegde , Rogi , Raghuvansh , Dibyo , Shwetha Maiya , lanu , Qbrain , Thejas V R , Rahulk , Sumanth Patlolla , Manish Achuth , Logik , dineshk , Bharath , Ananth , joe and vasanth

Answer:

Paul Kidby’s cover art of The Science of Discworld (by Terry Pratchett).

The original is “an experiment on a bird in the air pump” by Joseph Wright.


22 Responses to “You can actually fall off the edge.”

  1. udupendra
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    Paul Kidby, Science of Discworld


  2. krudebox
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    A Discworld cover, The Science Of Discworld. Designed by a certain Paul Kidby. The original is a 1768 painting, “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright.


  3. shrik
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    The cover of “Science of Discworld”, designed by Paul Kidby, is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby.

    (WP copy-paste :p)


  4. SV
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    From Wiki page for the book “The Science of Discworld”:

    The cover of the book, designed by Paul Kidby, is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby, which is hanging in the National Gallery.


  5. Vinay Hegde

    Paul Kidby, cover of the book ‘The Science of Discworld’.

    Original is, of course, the famous ‘An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump’ by Joseph Wright.


  6. Rogi
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    The Science of Discworld, designed by Paul Kidby.
    Based on the books by By Terry Pratchett.

    The picture is a rip of Joseph Wright of Derby’s
    “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” from 1768.


  7. Raghuvansh
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    “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby. Cover of “The Science of Discworld”.


  8. Dibyo
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    The cover of ‘The Science of Discworld’ by Paul Kidby, which is a parody of “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby


  9. The Science of Discworld is a 1999 book by novelist Terry Pratchett and popular science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen.
    The cover of the book, designed by Paul Kidby, is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby


  10. lanu
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    The painting above is the cover of the book ‘The science of the discworld’ , designed by Paul Kidby. This is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright.


  11. Qbrain
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    This painting is by “Paul kidby”, an English Artist. This can be found on Terry Pratchett’s book(cover page) “The Science of Discworld”

    The original is “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” (1768) by Joseph Wright.


  12. Paul Kidby’s painting on the cover of Pratchett’s The Science of Discworld.
    Original – Joseph Wright’s An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump


  13. Rahulk
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    Quoting Wikipedia :

    The cover of the The Science of Discworld book, designed by Paul Kidby, is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby


  14. Sumanth Patlolla
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    The Science of Discworld is a 1999 book by novelist Terry Pratchett and popular science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen.
    The cover of the book, designed by Paul Kidby, is a parody of the 1768 painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby, which is hanging in the National Gallery


  15. Manish Achuth
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    The Science of DiscWorld by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen.
    Cover of book designed by Paul Kidby which is a spoof of the An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright.


  16. username
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.....e_Air_Pump

    air pump => Boyle


  17. Logik
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    The science of discworld by terry pratchett.
    Artist – Paul Kidby.

    The original being “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright


  18. dineshk
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    The cover of the great Terry Pratchett’s “Science of Discworld” designed by Paul Kidby. Wiki tells me cover is designed based on a painting called “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright of Derby.


  19. Bharath
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    Paul Kidby’s cover of The Science of Discworld, which is a parody of the painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” by Joseph Wright


  20. Ananth
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    Original: An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright.

    Featured image is cover of The Science of Discworld


  21. joe

    Paul Kidby, Science of Discworld

    An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump


  22. vasanth

    Paul kidby,the Science of discworld series

    original: An experiment on a bird in the air pump


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