Hairy Monsters of 17th Century

They certainly don't make monsters like they used to! BibliOdyssey has a few neat scans of hairy satyrs and other monsters as drawn by 17th century French engraver François Chauveau:

It's as though he has travelled forward in time to select elements from Chewbacca / Planet of the Apes & Star Trek (Worf) to combine with the motif popularised during the Renaissance, the grotesque. So there's a certain charming naivety and abstraction to the works suggesting they may be early versions for a later, more sophisticated, suite of prints perhaps.

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It’s as though he travelled forward to select elements from Chewbacca / Planet of the Apes & Star Trek (Worf) to combine with the motif popularised during the Renaissance, the grotesque.
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@Edward

It could irritate others that you immediately assume that Chaveau came up with them on his own. Why couldn't he have come to the future or the movies have been sent to the past from which he chose his artwork?
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"It’s as though he has travelled forward in time to select elements from Chewbacca / Planet of the Apes ..."

Does it irritate anyone else when authors confuse cause and effect?
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