martes, 31 de mayo de 2011

lunes, 30 de mayo de 2011

Big Fish Eat Little Fish

Big Fish Eat Little Fish
Pieter van der Heyden (Netherlandish, ca. 1518–1572)
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels)
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Engraving; first state of four

viernes, 27 de mayo de 2011

L'histoire naturelle

Plate from Jacques Gautier d'Agoty, 'Observations
sur l'histoire naturelle, sur la physique et sur la peinture',

jueves, 26 de mayo de 2011

domingo, 22 de mayo de 2011


Lucifer, grabado
Lodovico Cigoli, realizado en el siglo XVII.

Fuente: http://jorgeledo.net/2008/12/lucifer-renascens-o-representaciones-renacentistas-del-diablo/comment-page-1/#comment-933

San Marcos

San Marcos escribiendo los evangelios
 Países Bajos  /  Siglo XVI  1585
Martin  DE VOS
Johan Wierix (c. 1549 - c. 1620) (grabado), Marten De Vos (dibujo) y Pieter Baltens (editor)


Retrato  /  Países Bajos  /  Siglo XVI
1527 Grabado al buril
Lucas Van Leyden (1494-1533)

sábado, 21 de mayo de 2011

El tiempo entre el trabajo y la pereza

El tiempo entre el trabajo y la pereza   Países Bajos  /  Siglo XVI
Martin  DE VOS
Raphaël  SADELER
Martin de Vos (1532-1603) (diseño) y Raphaël Sadeler (ca. 1560- ca. 1632) (dibujo y grabado)

Nemini Parco

Nemini parco
Mitología y alegoría  /  Cataluña  /  Siglo XVIII

viernes, 20 de mayo de 2011

Omne vivum ex ovo

Wellcome Library, London
A new born child stepping out of a broken egg
From: Histoire des accouchements chez tous les peuples
By: Gustave-Joseph Alphonse Witkowski
Published: SteinheilParis  1889

The Betrayer's Dream

The Betrayer's Dream, artist unknown

 19th century,  engraving

Fuente: http://www.imamuseum.org/art/collections/artwork/betrayers-dream-

viernes, 13 de mayo de 2011

Embryonic chick skeleton

Embryonic chick skeleton
 Credit:  Prof. R. Bellairs, Wellcome Image
A 13 day chick embryo that has been stained to highlight the skeleton

Source Collection: Wellcome Images

Model eye

Wellcome Library, London
Model eye, glass lens with brass-backed paper front with hand-painted face around eye, by W. and S. Jones, London, 1840-1900
Source  Collection: Wellcome Images

A merman and a woman

Giovanni Andrea Maglioli; A merman and a woman riding the ocean with a sea horse Engraving
Print made by Giovanni Andrea Maglioli

The Cat's Eye Nebula Redux

The Cat's Eye Nebula Redux
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope is a new look for NGC 6543, better known as the Cat's Eye nebula.

Tomb of Madame Langhans

Christian von Mechel   Tomb by Nahl of Madame Langhans in the church at Hindelbanck
After Johann August Nahl I

miércoles, 11 de mayo de 2011

Human Head

Credit: Wellcome Library, London
A human head containing jostling human figures. Crayon drawing, 1929.
Published: s.n.[S.l. :
Collection: Wellcome Images
Full Bibliographic Record Link to Wellcome Library Catalogue


jueves, 5 de mayo de 2011

miércoles, 4 de mayo de 2011


Gustave Doré,  1861-1865
Minos stands in judgement in Dante's Inferno (Canto 5 line 4)  

Aeneas in the underworld

Aeneas in the underworld. (State 2)  by Wenceslaus Hollar.
17th century Czech-English artist. Engraving

Les Monstres Marins, Et Terrestres

Sebastian Munster:  Les Monstres Marins, Et Terrestres 1550 

Munster's plate of monsters of both land and sea, taken from Olaus Magnus' "Carta Marina" of 1539

Fuente:  http://www.askbluey.com/Image?q=Olaus+Magnus&s=20&c=20


martes, 3 de mayo de 2011

lunes, 2 de mayo de 2011