Tag: birds

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…

Sacrificial Pelican – supporting image for the bird (Christ) killing the snake (Satan)

The pelican was a very popular image in medieval illuminate manuscripts and bestiaries. The iconic image showed a mother pelican piercing her own chest with her beak to…

Supporting image for the Bird Man Vase

These are 3 more bird shaped vases. These vases even have what looks like bird feet as the base instead of a round bottom. And no human arms…

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