The Beasts

“The beast” or “La Bete de la Mer” refers to a tapestry that depicts two beasts, one from the earth and the other from the sea sharing a…

Heaven and Hell collide

Actual thoughts: Beatus Apocalypse This piece was from a medieval manuscript from Spain referred to as the Beatus Apocalypse and was written and illustrated by a monk named…

poke her poke her in the stomach!

Initial thoughts: banished queen This picture draws the eye to the bottom right off the bat because of the use of vibrant orange in the flames. Within those…

standing on thine enemies

Initial thoughts: fight scene The first thing we noticed was about this piece was the text that it seemed to be accompanying. From this we used our very…

birds of a feather may kill you

initial thoughts: Beatus Apocalypse The first thing we noticed about this piece was its strong use of contrasting colours, such as the strong use of blue and orange…

The Jaws of Hell

This image supports the original Hell Mouth image because it has the similar beast pushing creatures into the mouth/ jaws of hell. This image is from Bourges Cathedral,…

Supporting Image for Hellmouth

This supporting image is unique because it shows 2 beasts mouths together creating an entrance into the depths of Hell. The mouths of Hell are packed full of…

Mouth Of Hell

This 13th century illustration found in a manuscript by MS Tanner 184 is of Satan pushing creatures into the mouth of hell. The Mouth of Hell is a…

Support Image for the Annunciation Diptych

This is a supporting image for the Annunciation Diptych painted by Jan van Eyck in 1433-1435. This image is part of the Ghent Altarpiece, also known as the…

The Annunciation Diptych

This piece is not a statue, but an oil painting on panel entitled “The Annunciation Diptych.” Jan van Eyck had finished this diptych circa 1433-1435. It measures 38.8…

Ladder of Virtues

This is an image of the artwork titled ‘Ladder of Virtues’ by Herrad of Lansberg, a nun of Hohenburg Abbey. The artwork was contained in a medieval manuscript…

Supporting Image for the Last Judgement

This is a supporting image for the Last Judgement, and it shows another part of the huge artwork.

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