Leaves 17v–18r from "Helmingham Herbal and Bestiary," Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Leaves from Helmingham Herbal and Bestiary England, ca. 1500 Gouache and watercolor with pen and ink on parchment Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Folio A 2010 48

"I was required to exchange chimeras of boundless grandeur for realities of little worth." (48)

Making prints based on your own mythological story (make your own animal combination) Centaur, Gryphon, Siren, Sphinx, Chimera

Tudor Bestiary, 1520 | Retronaut

"Aspida" and Ape, Bridled ass with 2 bundles, Ape with wand, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca.

Bear and Bloodhound

Bear and hound, medieval bear baiting -- The Tudor Pattern Book / Bear and Bloodhound, Goat, green insect, apes

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Tusked and curly-haired ibex, a horned deer (hart), 2 stags, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca.

Reindeer and Panther, Striped animal with curly hair, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca. 1520/30, Ms Ashmole 1504

Reindeer and Panther, Striped animal with curly hair, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca.

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