Aberdeen Bestiary, gorgeous illuminations!  ram illustration detail from folio 21r

Aberdeen Bestiary, gorgeous illuminations! ram illustration detail from folio 21r

Charles Henri Ford in a costume designed by Salvador Dali. Photograph by Cecil Beaton.

Charles Henri Ford in a costume designed by Salvador Dali. Photograph by Cecil Beaton.

 Address in verse to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples - by Convenevole da Prato, c. 1335-c. 1340

Address in verse to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples - by Convenevole da Prato, c. 1335-c. 1340

De Meester van Katherina van Kleef, detail van een margedecoratie bij de Aanbidding van de Drie-eenheid in het Getijdenboek van Katherina van Kleef (fol. G-90), ca. 1440 - Collectie The Morgan Library & Museum, New York

De Meester van Katherina van Kleef, detail van een margedecoratie bij de Aanbidding van de Drie-eenheid in het Getijdenboek van Katherina van Kleef (fol. G-90), ca. 1440 - Collectie The Morgan Library & Museum, New York

‘The Smithfield Decretals’ (Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria), Tolouse ca. illuminations added in London ca. 1340 British Library, Royal 10 E IV, fol.

The Hague, KB, KA 16	  fol. 130v      Bombax (silk-moth)

The Hague, KB, KA 16 fol. 130v Bombax (silk-moth)

Beowulf’s world This illustration from a French manuscript of Beowulf is a collage by Benjamin Slade, juxtaposing an image from Dijon Municipal Library MS fol. against the first page of the "Beowulf" manuscript.

Project: Medieval Bestiary- There be Dragons! (Apr-May 09) - WetCanvashttp://www.wetcanvas.com/

Project: Medieval Bestiary- There be Dragons! (Apr-May 09) - WetCanvashttp://www.wetcanvas.com/

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