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Claude Lorrain I Study of an oak tree I Black chalk with pen and brown ink and grey-brown wash I Late 1630's

Claude Lorrain: Drawing of ground and tree; landscape, the tree only partially visible. c.1665 Pen and brown ink, with grey and brown wash, over graphite / The British Museum

Architectural Capriccio, Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over graphite and traces of black chalk, 11 1/4 x 8 1/16 inches (286 x 204 mm)

Psalms. Hebrew Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts on Kosher Parchment by Avraham-Hersh Borshevsky, Jerusalem

Pre Raphaelite Art: 'Blessing in Disguise' by Arthur Hughes. First published in 'Sunday Magazine'(1869)

Rectangular Tree Linocut Art Print by HorseAndHare on Etsy

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oldbookillustrations: Illuminating… the dusky mirror. Hugh Thomson, from The scarlet letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, 1920.


Little Dorrit’s party. Hablot Knight Browne (AKA Phiz), from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens, London, 1855. (Source:

Book illuminations

The May Queen by Alfred Lord Tennyson | designed and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski, 1912

William Timlin. Ethereal Castle. Ship That Sailed To Mars VINTAGE Fairy Tale DIGITAL Illustration. Digital Download.

W.G. Collingwood (1854-1932), Odin Rides to Hel - 1908

By William Morris - artwork for The Story of the Dwellers at Eyr (1871). Morris had been fascinated by medieval illuminated manuscripts since childhood. This is his translation of the Eyrbtggja Saga, the first of the Norse sagas he had read with Icelandic scholar Eirikr Magnusson.

dreamiiness: 乳の流れる博士 — 「ゆげ」

Harmonies du soir : Photo

Justin Gerard - St. George & the Dragon: Hunted

Grebbesluis, Jan de Beijer , pen and wash

James and the Giant peach by ~bonggo on deviantART

N. C. Wyeth Legends of Charlemagne by Thomas Bulfinch Published by Cosmopolitan Book Corp ~ 1924

Blue Bird Original Hand Printed Linocut Relief Print. £20.00, via Etsy.

Red Winged Blackbirds and Talking Trees - Linocut print by Lori Stewart