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Tudor Bestiary, 1520 - Retronaut

The Tudor Pattern Book / Lynx and Lizard. 2 ornaments with stylized fish heads.

Abraham Eleazar: Uraltes Chymisches Werk       ("La Edad de Oro del Trabajo Químico")              Nada se sabe de Abraham Eleazar, sup...

darksilenceinsuburbia: “Abraham Eleazar: Uraltes Chymisches Werk (Age-old chymical work) ”

Medieval Bestiary : Lion Gallery  I find the limited palette of raw sienna and muted green to be particularly appealing here!

Medieval Bestiary : Lion Gallery I find the limited palette of raw sienna and muted green to be particularly appealing here!

c. 4, pt. 1-3 [1657] - Historiae naturalis de quadrupedibus libri : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

John Jonston was a Polish scholar born to a family of Scottish origin. One of Jonston’s works, Historia Naturalis (Natural History), was translated into many languages.

Iku Turso, illustration from the Kalevala  Illustration by Miina Sundberg

Iku-Turso is a sea-monster in the Finnish mythology collected in the poetry of Kalevala. Illustration by Miina Sundberg.

Incunabula book - Daniel's vision of the four beast. (Daniel 7)

Silos Apocalypse - caption: 'Daniel chapter verses Daniel's vision of the four beasts from the sea and the Ancient of Days'

The Sussel-Washington Artist Possibly Berks County, Pennsylvania c. 1780 Watercolor and ink on paper 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. American Folk Art Museum:

The Sussel-Washington Artist Possibly Berks County, Pennsylvania c. 1780 Watercolor and ink on paper 7 x 6 in.

Assorted Sea Monsters

Sea Monsters

year: 1662 "Religious tensions of the time might have contributed to the strong resemblance between alleged monsters and clerical figures.

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