Illuminated manuscripts

Collection by Stuart Penny

Stuart Penny
Ganesha and Mushika along with mantra and yantra , late century. ( The Calico Museum of Textiles ) Shri Yantra, Shri Ganesh, Lord Ganesha, Durga, Krishna, Hanuman, Lord Shiva, Tantra Art, Vedic Mantras

Ganesh and Mushika along with mantra and yantra (late 19th century)

In Medieval times, scholars and artists knew of the existence of the elephant, but had no idea what an elephant looked like. The resorted to drawing the animal based on eye witness accounts and the results were very interesting. Elephant And Castle, War Elephant, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Illuminated Letters, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Drawings, Bizarre


I Mcc 6,43 Speculum humanae salvationis, France 1470-1480. Marseille, BM, ms. 89, fol. 25r