Le rhinocéros de Dürer - (Courtoisie du Service Interétablissements de Coopération Documentaire, Universités de Strasbourg) - L’histoire naturelle : de l’Antiquité à la Renaissance

Think of it like karaoke for library and museum collections–a chance to put your own spin on a classic and share it with the world.

le livre plus fort que le réel, une histoire significative

Albrecht Durer The Rhinoceros, , British Museum, London. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Rhinoceros by Albrecht Durer.

Rhinoceros by Albrecht Durer. This is a woodcut where you can see more sharply defined marks and lines.

Rhinoceros by Albrecht Durer. This is a woodcut where you can see more sharply defined marks and lines.

A Book of Four-Footed Beasts-1658-64 - John Overten and Peter Stent

A Book of Four-Footed - John Overten and Peter Stent

Wenzel Hollar, after Francis Barlow, Elephant and Camel, 17th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Wenzel Hollar, after Francis Barlow, Elephant and Camel, century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

A Book of Four-Footed Beasts-1658-64 - John Overten and Peter Stent

A Book of Four-Footed - John Overten and Peter Stent

Plate 11: A peacock stands on the left, its tail feathers spread, looking towards a crane on the right; in sky above to the left a crane is flying; a plate in a stitched booklet of 32 illustrations to Aesop's Fables, after Francis Barlow in reverse, formi

Plate A peacock stands on the left, its tail feathers spread, looking towards a crane on the right; in sky above to the left a crane is flying; a plate in a stitched booklet of 32 illustrations to Aesop's Fables, after Francis Barlow in reverse, formi

Adrian Collaert rhinoceros sixteenth century.  Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560–1618) was a Flemish designer and engraver. Private collection Laura Ganzinelli.

Adriaen Collaert was a Flemish designer and engraver.

Year: 1607  Scientist: Edward Topsell  Originally published in: Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes  Now appears in: The Book of Fabulous Beasts by Joseph Nigg

“The Gorgon,” from the book The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes by Edward Topsell, Special Collections and Archives Dept., Duane G.

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