|Woman with Child, 1967|
b) As I can make out from comparing the images, HR Giger referenced the humanoid figure from this illustration in his work "Mother And Child" done that year, turning the head the other way around and transforming the whole thing into something else from his own imagination.
|Double page spread from "Des Visitors Du Cosmos"|
|Dr. Saizev's "astronaut" as it appeared in The Gold of the Gods (p. 82).|
Perhaps the magazine illustration deserves all the attention it has had over the years despite the slight confusion it has caused. Perhaps the first thing that they should do when they invent a time machine and go back in time by 20,000 years to paint the image onto an Uzbekistani cave wall:
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