Tag: medieval

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…

Harpy

Harpy This piece of art work is about a harpy. It is a bird with a woman’s face. Direct eye line to his upper left. Pattern and repetition…

Supporting image for hell illustration

This hell illustration the `Last Judgement` from Fra Angelico looks pretty similar to the one of Herrad von Landsberg.

Supporting image for hell illustration

The picture shows another peace of the Hortus Deliciarium, the Wheel of Fortune.

Hell illustration in the `Hortus Deliciarum`

The Hortus Deliciarum is a medieval manuscript originally written and illustrated by the abbess Herrad von Landsberg in the Hohenburg Abbey in Alsace. It was destroyed in 1870,…

Supporting Image of Saint George by Hans Acker

This is a supporting image of Saint George by Hans Acker. This is a close up of the knights face, or Saint George. It shows the detail of…

St. George by Hans Acker

This is an image of Saint George created by Hans Acker in 1440 during the Medieval time period. He was a German Stained Glass Artist. This window is…

The Mouth of Hell

This is a page from the medieval manuscript Tanner 184. The image is depicting the head of a dragon upsidedown with a demon off to the side shoving…

Hell illustration

The picture depicts a kind of a narrative.The flowing lines are dividing the picture into four sections. These sections could show a kind of hierachy. All the potential…

Initial Thoughts of Stianed Glass image

Our initial Thoughts about this image were that it was a stained glass piece. It was composed of very vibrant colours, and intricate designs on each individual pieces….

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