Book of Hours, Marginalia, Walters Manuscript W.88, fol. 115v detail by Walters…

Book of Hours, Marginalia, Walters Manuscript fol. detail by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Число зверя.---Рукописи 17-19 веков из фондов Древлехранилища Пушкинского дома.

Число зверя.---Рукописи 17-19 веков из фондов Древлехранилища Пушкинского дома.

The Art of Ugly Animals: Medieval Monstrosities. Hydrus: The enemy of the crocodile, which it kills from the inside

facinated by the Illuminating art A hydrus, having entered the mouth of a very odd crocodile, eats its way out of the beast's side. Manuscript description British Library, Royal MS 12 C.

The Alphonso Psalter, c 1284-1316, England (Anglo-French) (British Library, Add MS 24686 f. 12r)

The Alphonso Psalter - folio A Stag fighting a magnificent winged Dragon - on the back of another Dragon! Sometimes known as the Tenison Psalter. Origin is likely Westminster or London, England - Dated to Add MS 24686

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