Rainbow coloured beasts from 15th century Book of Hours

A selection of wonderful little illustrations found in a Book of Hours attributed to an artist of the Ghent-Bruges school and dating from the late 15th century. In the pages without full borders the margins have been decorated with an array of different images depicting flowers, birds, jewellery, animals, household utensils and these superb rainbow-coloured ‘grotesques’.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Found via: Demonagerie
Underlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: No Additional Rights
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  • Rom Cumagun

    Very informative.