Varia celestinesca


Varia celestinesca


Various materials (stamps, sculptures, comics, etc.) related to the tradition of La Celestina

Plaque commemorating the place where the first edition of La Celestina was printed in Burgos (1500, c.)
The plaque commemorates Fadrique de Basilea's workshop, and the place where the first edition of La Celestina was printed.The plaque reads: "En esta Casa estuvieron los Talleres de Fadrique de Basileay Juan de Burgos, impresores. 1483-1489. De aquí…

Callisto praying to see Melibea, by Garci-Gómez (2020)
The illustration represents Callisto lying on a bed praying. At the top left corner, Melibea appears represented as an illusion. This representation is a good example of the reading that interprets the meeting as a dream.For more information see:…

"The flight of Calixto" Artistic dream for the Melibea Garden in Salamanca, by d’Ors (2010)
Description of the work by the author: "As you may have seen on my website, I work from mythology considering this endless source for reflection on who we are and the latent aspirations of every human being. That is, as archetypes of human behavior.…

La Celestina pizzeria and bar, Cali, Colombia (2020)
Image of the menu of the pizzeria and bar La Celestina in Av 8N Calle 15N, Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia).

Fight for life, by Torre y Estefanía (1895)
"The academic culture of the Spanish 19th century introduced the concept of decency in the representation of the female nude. During the Restoration, the images of women who, due to economic necessity, were forced to pose naked for the artists…

ONCE lottery ticket, 550 years of Fernando de Rojas' birth (2020)
ONCE and "Festival Celestina. La España de Rojas" lottery coupon to commemorate the 550th anniversary of Fernando de Rojas' birth .

Poster for the Celestina Festival. The Spain of Rojas (La España de Rojas) (2020)
Poster for the Celestina Festival 2020, where works of various artists will be performed, among these the work of Teo Puebla.

Game card of Don Juan, Doña Inés and Brígida (Evaristo Juncosa, 1930 c.)
Card of the six of swords representing Brígida convincing Doña Inés that Don Juan is in love with her. The swords are used to represent her pain in the tradition of the heart of Mary of Sorrows.

Celestina ??, by Schonberg (1960, c.)
Portrait of an alleged ancestor of Roderick Usher in Vincent Price's movie adaptation of Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher (1960). The painting seems to be inspired by Picasso's famous Celestina of 1903. Schonberg meet Picasso in Paris and seem to…

Black Spain, by Regoyos (1899)
Old woman by a fire with a bellow.Noice the similarity to 1929,La chiquita piconera de Romero de Torres

Poster of the Festival of La Celestina, Puebla de Montalbán (2019) and previous years
Poster of the 21st Celestina Festival that each year takes place in Puebla de Montalbán, where Fernando de Rojas was born. Several activities and performances take place during the festival. The picture in the poster is from one of these…

Engraving of a procuress from Auto da Barca do Inferno, by Gil Vicente (1586)
Engraving from the Complete workds of Gild Vicente, 1586. The character on the right is the procuress Brizida Vaz, which is inspired in Celestina. The othe two character may be the simpleton or fool Joane and one of the four knights in the story. The…

Engraving of Celestina, by Hijo (2019)
Engraving of Celestina, description by author: ¨El último encargo de 2018 lo hizo @carlos_disfruta y fue esta #Celestina para regalar a @Aradhriel. Me sonaba que ella había interpretado al personaje. Así era, así que basé el diseño en su propia…

The procuress whipped, with a crest on her head, by Mitelli (c. 1696)
Engraving depicting a procuress on a donkey, whipped while wearing a crest. An inscription in Italian reads: The procuress whipped while wearing a crest on her head, Bologna, June 1696.

The Procuress, by Rosso (1885)
Original Italian title La ruffiana. Bronze statue, 33 cm.

Tin bas-relief of a Celestina type scene, by anonymous (1900, c.)
Bas reliefi in tin of a plate to hang. It represents a scene of lovers in a garden and an older woman looking upon them from a window. It may be part of the Celestina tradition, but this exact distribution of the characters is not traditional.

Poster of he Market of Celestina, Puebla de Montalban (2018)
Poster announcing the celebration of a public market within the annual celebrations of the yearly Celestina Festival organized by the city of Puebla de Montalban

Procuress publicly punished, magazine Fray Verdades (1909)
A procuress being publicly displayed and punished. A daughter of Celestina is watching the event

Bookmark Calisto and Melibea, Codex Manesse (2018 c.)
Bookmark with an image of a couple taken from the Codex Manesse (Zurich, 1304) and the words describing love in La Celestina "it is a hidden fire" etc

Eclogue of Placida and Vitoriano, by Encina (1518, c.)
Same illustration used for the argument opening Fadrique de Basilea's Burgos 1499 edition of the Comedia de Calisto y Melibea.

Other title: Egloga nueuame[n]te trobada por juan d[e]l enzina : En la qual se introduzen dos enamorados llamada ella…

Poster of editions of La Celestina and Lazarillo, Academia Mexicana (2018)
Poster of a conference in which editions of La Celestina and El Lazarillo will be announced.
Image of Celestina taking from one of the early illustrated editions to which a child, presumably Lazarillo, has been added.

Postal stamp of the Festival La Celestina, by FNMT (2018)
Postal stamp commemorating the Festival La Celestina that takes place in La Puebla de Montalban, the town in Toledo province where Fernando de Rojas was born. The festival takes place every year. The stamp is a red and white version of part of the…

Romance of Count Claros, by Varesio (1593, c.)
Original title: Romance del Conde Claros de Moltauan : con vn villancico pastoril al cabo, muy gracioso ("Romance of Count Claros from Montalban: with a pastoral carol at the end, very funny").

Same engraving as the one Fadrique de Basilea used in…

La Celostina, Mexican television character (2000)
Sketches del programa cómico La Hora Pico de El Canal del las Estrellas, México. En cada historia Celestina sale con un hombre diferente, pero nunca falta que malinterprete las acciones de su pareja al estar con otra mujer (viéndola, hablándole) y se…

Calligraphic rendering of the words La Celestina, Ceibe (2014)
Elaborate calligraphic rendering of the words La Celestina in a style that has reminiscences of Miro and Lorca´s drawings

Wine Celestina, Argentina
Wine label with a young woman,. It does not seem to be relate to the literary character of Celestina, especially because it is an Argentinian wine and the Italina connection is more likely.

Cover of Gilman´s The Spain of Fernando de Rojas
. 1978. Literatura española. ¿Rojas, Fernando de? 7 Celestina.06 (860 ¿Rojas, Fernando de? 7 Celestina.06) 21 cm. 534 p., 1 h. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Colección Persiles , numero…

Celestina in three vignettes, by Antonio (2008)
Three vignettes of a comic of Celestina using an online program for this kind of creations. Made for pedagogical use

Cover of the Third Celestina, by  Gómez de Toledo, 1539
Cover page in which the execution of Celestina is depicted

Cover proposal of La Celestina, by González (2016, c.)
Traditional technique, employing ink on parchment paper. One can observe the procuress with a glass in which she carries out her spells.

Mask of La Celestina, by Yamaguchi (2011)
A mask inspired by La Celestina by Picasso and displayed in the exhibit Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi in the Asia Society Texas Center of Houston, February of 2015. Materials used: Japanese Cypress, shell, natural pigment,…

Illustration of La Segunda Celestina, by Salazar y Torres (1994)
Illustration of the Second Act, Scene XXI.
Celestina tricks don Luis with the reflection of a mirror so that don Diego can safely leave doña Beatriz's house.

Cover of the Second Comedy of La Celestina, by Silva (1968)
Original title: Segunda comedia de Celestina ("Second Comedy of La Celestina").

Cover by Alberto Corazón. Madrid : Ciencia Nueva, D. L. 1968.
Illustration of two young lovers which recalls various cover pages of La Celestina of the era.

Cover of the Second Comedy of La Celestina, by Silva (1988)
Original title: Segunda comedia de Celestina ("Second Comedy of La Celestina").

Cover of the Consolación Baranda edition. Letras Hispánicas collection nº 284.
Showing Celestina "resurrected".

Illustration of Celestina&#039;s drugstore, by Mérida Jiménez (2004)<br />
Celestina looking for ingredients for her conjurations

Illustration of Celestina, by Hijo (2003)<br />
Illustration of Celestina which appears in the book Leyendas, milagros y rumores extraordinarios de la ciudad de Salamanca. Amarú, 2003.

Illustration of La Celestina, by Hijo (2017)<br />
Illustration from the newspaper El día de Salamanca

Illustrations of La Celestina, by Jaimes Serrano (2015)<br />
Celestina's spell on Areúsa, Calisto and Melibea

Painting of Sempronio, by Percara (2017)<br />
Sempronio, (and Pármeno?)Acrylic painting inspired on Calisto's servant.

Photograph of La Celestina, by Emotional Books (2017)<br />
Emotional books is a proyect that joins literature and photography through the staging of the selected play.

Tile of La Celestina (2016 c.)<br />
Sign of José Luis Gallo Street in Talavera de la Reina, Spain

Illustration of Melibea, by AETOS (2013)
Drawing of the love of Calisto and Melibea. Image that appeared on the blog "Día a día" of the newspaper Periódico El Mercurio, Santiago de Chile.

Note that the illustration of Melibea seems to correspond more to the model of Doña Inés del don…

Romance of the  Queen of Troy,  with a gloss (1530 c.)
This image is a leaf from a romance of 8 pages in the National Library of Spain of a : illustration comes from act XIV of the Burgos 1499…

Preliminary sketches for a play, by Barkhin (1987)
Sketches for the presentation of "Celestina" by director Yuri Semenovich Kopylov. Saratov Drama Theater.

Representation of El canónigo y la alcahueta, by the Kellergeister Theater, Frankfurt (2014)
Title: The procuress and the canon. (La alcahueta y el canónigo (Der Domherr und die Kupplerin))A farse of Carnaval (Fastnacthspiel) from the Middle Ages in Nuremberg.

Comic of La Celestinaby Rojas, with illustrations by Dodanim and separate text by P&eacute;rez (2016)
Children's book format with an illustrated page and a brief narration of the events from the preceding page.

Comic from La Celestinaby Rojas, with illustrations by Alamavona (2016)
Comic fromLa Celestinacreated by Irina Alamanova's students.

Comic fromLa Celestinaby Rojas, with illustrations byPerera Sarmiento (2002)
Adaptation, photos and ilustrations by Antonio Perera Sarmiento
Design and layout by Miguel A. Perera Alonso
Ediciones Témpora Madrid 2002

Dresses inspired by La Celestina, de la Rosa (2014)<br />
Photographer: Maximo Arroyo.
Photography assistant: Rosibell Rivera.
Make up & hair: Antonio Aguado.
Stylist: Jorge de la Rosa.
Wardrobe: Jorge de la Rosa collection.
Model: Angela Gomez de Olea.

The Dress:
Made in three pieces, skirt,…

Spinning Spell Sketch, Ciudad de México, by Arizpe (2016)<br />
Text: "Por la áspera ponzoña de las víboras de que este aceite fue hecho, con el cual unto este hilo, que quede amarrado el corazón de... "
Translation: "By the harsh venom of the vipers from which this oil was made, with which I smear this thread,…

Comic from La Celestina by Rojas with birds, illustrations by Palmer&iacute;n (2017)
La Celestina, illustrated by Victor Palmerín Navarro. MSPublishers, 2017. The author about his work (translated): "More than half a year of work between documentation and creation has resulted in what is the first modern adaptation of La…

Macabre version of Celestina by Mreno (2017)
Image of Celestina with a money bag with hte $ sign and the yard in red. Depicted as a vampire

La Celestina cookie by Ginger Galletas, 2017
A cookie decorated with an image of Celestina which comes from a drawing made by Thecarlosmal (pseudonym) as a model.
Artists' comments: "La Celestina", obra de Fernando de Rojas, fue realizada como parte de un regalo personalizado, para una…

Wine Label La Celestina, by Bodegas Atalayas de Golb&aacute;n (2014)
Wine label representing an unusual image of a Celestina with the lower part of the body like a snake coiled to a flask and raising an arrow like a spear, flanked by the words "carpe diem". Underneath, the name of the wine: La Celestina and the date…

Illustration from Tragedia Policiana, by Sebastián Fernández and anonymous illustrator, 1547
Courtship scene that closely recalls some of the covers and illustrations of the first page of contemporary editions of Celestina. Policiano playing the guitar or lute is the main departure from the model.

Engravings from the French adaptation of La Celestina, by Le Breton (1929)
Four copper engravings byConstant Le Breton that illustrate the French adaptation ofLa Celestina by Fernand Fleuret and Roger Allard, La Célestine, tragi-comedie imité de l'espagnol (Éditions du Trianon, París 1929). It is…

Carousel book of La Celestina, by Valle (2017)
Project from an illustration course. The author writes on her blog about this project; "Inspired by the contemporary illustrations of its time, in which the laws of perspective or of time were manipulated to one's liking, and inspired in the backdrop…

Valencian Falles -cardboard statues/ entitled Pamtomime and Celestina go well together (Pantomima i Celestina sempre han fet molt bona rima), by Mart&iacute;nez Aparici (2017)
A falla by the falla group San Vicente-Periodista Azzati for the 2017 Fallas in Valencia (Spain). It is described as a "Venetian pantomime" and, in some ways, a criticism of the contemporary society. It has a budget of 42,000 Euros.

A masked…

Statue of Fernando de Rojas in Talavera de la Reina, by Juan Cantero (2016)
1.9 m bronze statue based on the only portrait that remains of Rojas, the municipal command cane in his right hand and in the left, a copy of La Celestina. There is a sword on his belt.

Underground comic with Celestina character, from Amor Amateur (2016)
Underground comic published in Daemon Club. It includes the character of Celestina that has the ability to travel through time. Erotic tone.

Comic La Celestina, anonymous (2017 c.)
An anonymous comic made using a software program that allows one to create comics using preexisting images. Probably an assignment by a student in secondary school.

La Celestine, by Atché (1898)
Advertisement of the liqueur made by the French order of the Celestine monks, no connection with La Celestina in spite of the name and the image.

The Black Lady (La dama negra), cover of the La novela de hoy edition (1925)
La novela de hoy is a series of popular novels from the 1920s and 1930s that are characterized by noteworthy covers that sometimes have an erotic theme.
In this case, although it is a work of horror, the lady's representation corresponds to that of…

A Couple in Trouble (Polvareda conyugal), cover of the La novela de hoy edition (1929)
La novela de hoy is a series of popular novels from the 1920s and 1930s that are characterized by noteworthy covers that sometimes have an erotic theme.The character of the old witch is an allusion to the work by HartzenbuschMother Celestina's…

Provenza Street (La calle de Provenza), cover of La novela de hoy edition (1928)
La novela de hoy is a series of popular novels from the 1920s and 1930s that are characterized by noteworthy covers that sometimes have an erotic theme.
Note that it represents a modern procuress or brothel keeper that does not correspond with the…

The Horror (Lo horrible), cover ofLa novela de hoy edition (1927)
La novela de hoy is a series of popular novels from the 1920s and 1930s that are characterized by noteworthy covers that sometimes have an erotic theme. See related image for more details.

Lady Milagros (Do&ntilde;a Milagros), cover of La novela de hoy, by Pujol(1927)
La novela de hoy is a series of popular novels from the 1920s and 1930s that are characterized by noteworthy covers that sometimes have an erotic theme.
In this case it consists of the opposite representation of a procuress since she is an old woman…

Procuring (Proxenetismo), by Meid (1914)
Instead of a female procuress, the artist Hans Meid shows a procurer offering her protegée to another man.

Plate painted with gallant scene and procuress, anonymous (1700 c.)
A plate with a scene of a suitor and a young woman; a procuress facilitating the negotiation behind.

Illustration of a procuress from the bookWomen's Dialogue (Di&aacute;logo de las mujeres), by Castillejo (1600)
Generic image of a woman. Note that she does not have her hair covered nor any identifiable accessory typical of a procuress. She has something unidentifiable on her waste.Transcription of the passage of the procuresses, fromCervantes…

Postage stamp from Equatorial Guinea (c. 1981)
Postage stamp with copy of the famous painting by Pablo Picasso of La Celestina.

Photo series of The Story of Melibea(La historia de Melibea), byConstantinou (2014, c.)
Series made byAndreas Constantinoucomposed of nine photos of a model that poses as Melibea. According to the photographer, "My inspiration came after visiting Salamanca and the garden where the story took place, the fiancé (now husband) of my best…

Photo in the Garden of Calixto y Melibea, by Culla (2016)
A photo of two people, one of them acting in an accusing or threatening way, in the Garden of Calixto and Melibea, on a travel blog by Daniel de Culla.

Blue, Celestina self-portrait, by Lee-Warne (2015)
A self-portrait by the photographer Wendy Lee-Warne in the style of the famous painting by Picasso, La Celestina. While she worked on a photographic project whose them was "blue," the photographer's inspiration came from the famous painting and she…

La Celestina, by Reynoso (2014)
Drawings inspired by some of the acts from the text by Fernando de Rojas.

Celestinesque scene, by Master E. S. (1460, c.)
Illustration with themes from La Celestina, made in Germany by a painter known only by his/her initials as Master E.S. Gallant scene in a garden with a falcon. The scene recalls the first scene from La Celestina. InCelestinesca, 1987, Vol. 11, Num.…

The Whisper, by KermitTX (2008)
A drawing done by the DeviantArt user KermitTX. Inspired by the Michael Sweerts painting "The young man and the procuress."

Presentation of slides of La Celestina, by Liss Rodriguez (2010)
A series of 103 slides published on the website: www. of the user Liss Rodriguez. It shows a theatrical performance of La Celestina captured in slides. Probably part of a secondary school project.

La Celestina, by cuenta.cuentos (sic) (2011)
An artistic project in the form of comics by the user Cuenta.Cuentos on the site:

Cover of a French edition ofLa Celestina, by de Rojas (1922)
A French edition, published in 1922 by Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Translated by A. Germond de Lavigne (XX century) and illustrated by Démétrius Emmanuel Galanis (1882-1966).

Illustration of Celestina in the comedyEufemia, by Lope de Rueda, in the magazine Blanco y Negro (1906)
Illustration by the magazine Blanco y Negro in an article signed by Azorín that references a celestina from the comedyEufemia, by Lope de Rueda, that connects with the traditional Celestina only because of sorcery. The image resembles…

News referring to the paintingLa Celestina byFernando Alberti, in Blanco y Negro (1908)
A press release that mentions a work titled:La Celestina, by Alberti. The image is not shown in this work. We have not been able to find the painting, nor the subsequent news about its destination.

Celestino, by Kohryu (2006)
Self-portrait of the DeviantArt user, Kohryu, that is inspired in the painting Celestina by Pablo Picasso during his blue phase.

La Celestina...animu style, by happichuu (sic) (2009)
Drawing made by the DeviantArt user, happichuu, he/she was reading a book in a literature class and made his/her own interpretation of the characters in a Japanese cartoon style.

Celestina 2.0, by 44rivax (sic) (Luca Rivara) (2012)
Digital work of art based on the famous painting by Picasso,Celestina. Made by the DeviantArt user44rivax.

Celestina, by Venise (2004)
Drawing by the DeviantArt user: Venise. Based on Picasso's painting during his blue period.

Marivi Bilbao, by jesuss1 (sic) (2013)
Photomontage by the DeviantArt user jesuss1 based on Picasso's painting, interpreted by the user with his own paint.