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Chants Royaux Sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519

Chants Royaux Sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519

(f°87r) -- «Chants royaux sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519 à 1528», France, 1519-1528 [BNF Ms Fr 1537].

(f°87r) -- «Chants royaux sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519 à 1528», France, 1519-1528 [BNF Ms Fr 1537].

Meditatio Mortis (…) Anonymous artist, XVIIIth century, at the Museo del Pueblo, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Meditatio Mortis (& Anonymous artist, XVIIIth century, at the Museo del Pueblo, Guanajuato, Mexico.

THIS IS SWISS -- SORRY COULDN'T RESIST IT -- IT'S THE COMPARATIVIST IN ME COMING OUT! Death points to the hour-glass -- a chess-clock with a vengeance! wall-painting c.1518 in the St. Margarethenkirche, Ilanz in Graubunden (Switzerland).. Great image c/o www.kirchen-online.org [But another dodgy chess-board -- 8 x 6 squares!] REPINNED FROM MY "ENDGAME: PLAYING CHESS WITH DEATH" BOARD

Death points to the hour-glass -- a chess-clock with a vengeance! wall-painting in the St. Margarethenkirche, Ilanz in Graubunden (switzerland). org [But another dodgy board -- 8 x 6 squares!

blancefleur:  A dose of medieval manuscript Halloween horror - battling monsters in miniatures! Miniature of Andromeda being rescued from a ...

A dose of medieval manuscript Halloween horror - battling monsters in miniatures! Miniature of Andromeda being rescued from a monster by Perseus, riding on Pegasus, in ‘L’Épître Othéa’ by Christine de Pizan (France, maybe Paris, ca.

Visconti Sforza deck. 15th century - Death Card

"Death" card from the Visconti Tarot deck, 1455 The Visconti-Sforza tarot deck is a century Tarot deck and one of the oldest known to exist.

Edition de Johan Martin Will (1727-1806) Actif à Augsbourg  Image pieuse

Edition de Johan Martin Will (1727-1806) Actif à Augsbourg Image pieuse

Publishing place: ChiemseePublishing place Year published: 1682Year published Pages: 60 BSB Call Nr.: Clm 23472 Project ID: BSB-Hss Clm 23472 URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb00034947-1

Illustration:Der Triumph des Todes , from: Necrologium canonicorum regularium S. Augustini Chiemensis anno 1682 formatum - BSB Clm 23472 (Chiemsee Clm 23472 - Digitised Book from the copyright-free holdings of the Bavarian State Library Munich [

Persian anatomical illustration of the human body showing arteries and viscera, c.18th century.    From a manuscript attributed to Shikastah-Nastaliq, this anatomical drawing is thought to be a copy of an illustration from the Tashrih bi al-Taswir, or ‘Illustrated Anatomy’ by Mansur (d. after 1422). The heart is shown with exaggerated auricles - small muscular pouches which protrude from the atria - which Mansur describes as "an appendage that resembles an ear"

Human body showing arteries and viscera from a manuscript attr. to Shikastah-Nastaliqca, XIIX. This anatomical drawing is thought to be a copy of an illustration from the Tashrih bi al-Taswir / Illustrated Anatomy by a late XIV physician Mansur ibn Ilyas.

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Striking miniature on folio 37r° of the ‘Libro del Caballero Zifar’, the Spanish manuscript 36 in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, compiled in 1464.

Striking miniature on folio of the ‘Libro del Caballero Zifar’, the Spanish manuscript 36 in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, compiled in

Speculum humanae salvationis. Memento mori-Texte [u.a.] Bayern - Österreich, I: zwischen ca. 1440 - 1466, II: um Mitte 15. Jh., III: 2. Viertel 15. Jh. Cgm 3974  Folio NP

Speculum humanae salvationis. Memento mori-Texte [u.a.] Bayern - Österreich, I: zwischen ca. 1440 - 1466, II: um Mitte 15. Jh., III: 2. Viertel 15. Jh. Cgm 3974 Folio NP

When much of the world had yet to be mapped, many illustrations of the world’s still mysterious oceans featured the weird and wonderful creatures that supposedly lived there. This chart showing sea monsters dates from 1550.

When much of the world had yet to be mapped, many illustrations of the world’s still mysterious oceans featured the weird and wonderful creatures that supposedly lived there. This chart showing sea monsters dates from 1550