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harppie et griffon Medium metal engraving Book Johannes Ionstonus. Francofurti ad Moenum : Matthæi Meriani, Page Plate Notes harpy;

A hare, a goat, and a bird walked into the margins of a book of hours and nobody knows what happened! From the Hours of Jeanne d'Evraux created in France in circa 1325. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters Collection, Ms. 54.1.2.

the Hours of Jeanne d'Evraux created in France in circa New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters Collection, Ms.

Medieval Drawings, Medieval Art, Medieval Times, Renaissance Art, Medieval Symbols, Medieval Manuscript, Demon Art, Motorcycle Art, Christian Art

An asp, depicted with wings as it often is, blocks one ear with its tail to avoid hearing the the man. The other ear should be pressed to the ground, but in this image it is not. The man appears to be admonishing the asp, which looks aprehensive.Kongelige Bibliotek, Gl. kgl. S. 3466 8º, Folio 39r

An asp, depicted with wings as it often is, blocks one ear with its tail to avoid hearing the the man. Philippe de Thaon, England, c

Michelangelo's St. Anthony Tormented by Demons - 1487-1488...his first painting.

no idea if this is true: "Believed to be Michelangelo's first painting - done when he was 12 or 13 years old. Based on an engraving by Martin Schongauer called “St. Anthony Tormented by Demons. The painting is believed to have been created in Florence in

Detail of a miniature depicting a woman at a fountain handing a chalice to a man, while two camels drink from the fountain. English, late 15th/early 16th century.  British Library.

Woman at a fountain. Detail of a miniature depicting a woman at a fountain handing a chalice to a man, while two camels drink from the fountain (the Samarian woman and Christ at the well?

Medieval Bee Hive from The Luttrell Psalter - folio 204vManuscript made in Lincolnshire, England, between 1320-1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell.British Library, Add. MS 42130; Images from the British Library manuscript pages.http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_42130

Medieval beehive from the Luttrell Psalter folio, Lincolnshire, England, between for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, British Library

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