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Topic: 16th century

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Nemesis (the great fortune)

Nemesis (the great fortune)

Allegorical figure of winged goddess of divine retrobution.

16th century mechanized warfare

16th century mechanized warfare

Photograph shows reproduction of engraving of mechanized catapult.

Typus arithmeticae

Typus arithmeticae

The form of arithmetic, possibly muse of arithmetic, shown as woman standing between Boethius writing Arabic numerals and Pythagorus doing reckoning with counters.

Typus gramatic

Typus gramatic

Grammar represented as a woman with alphabet board and a key showing a youth the entrance to university building filled with students.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original painting in the collection of Mr. John Wolfe, New York / C.T. von Piloty, pinx. ; gravure Goupil & Co.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original pa...

Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

p. xciv - verso, v. 1.

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

3 illus. on verso of title page, v. 1.

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

Diptych of Adam & Eve with snake and priest celebrating Mass separated by Jesus on Cross.

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

Jesus and two theives on crosses.

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

The Betrayal of Christ

The Betrayal of Christ

From his Passion set.

St. Luke writing the Gospel

St. Luke writing the Gospel

Miniature painting from Book of Hours, ca. 1510.

The presentation of the Child Jesus

The presentation of the Child Jesus

Miniature painting from Book of Hours.

Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo

Jesus before his crucifixion. His [Durer's] Passion Set.

The bagpiper

The bagpiper

Cut within plate mark.

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

Print shows Ananias lying on the ground in front of the disciples and other observers. The disciple Peter condemns him for telling a lie.

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Print shows Venus standing among a group of cupids.

St. Peter preaching the gospel

St. Peter preaching the gospel

Print shows the apostle Peter, at left, with arm extended, preaching to a group.

Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Print shows three angels in flight just below a ceiling, surrounded by columns.

De Terre motu

De Terre motu

Buildings moving and spire toppling in an earthquake.

The resurrection

The resurrection

Print shows Jesus, dressed in a shroud, stepping out of his tomb as it rests in a cave. On the right, the women weap, and on the left, the guards tumble over each other in fright.

The Virgin in an oval

The Virgin in an oval

Print shows the Virgin Mary seated with a child in her lap.

The virgin, child and St. John

The virgin, child and St. John

Print shows the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus with his cousin in the background.

The rest on the flight into Egypt

The rest on the flight into Egypt

Print shows Joseph, Mary, and the baby Jesus taking nourishment from a tree, assisted by several angels, on their journey to Egypt.

The sacrifice of Abraham

The sacrifice of Abraham

Print shows Abraham raising a sword against his son, Isaac.

The sacrifice

The sacrifice

Print shows the Roman knight Mutius Scaevola putting his hand into a flame while a group of Etruscans stands by.

[St. Christopher, facing right] / AD [monogram].

[St. Christopher, facing right] / AD [monogram].

Saint Christopher walking across river with child on his back, hermit in background.

Pallas

Pallas

Print showing Pallas, one of the Greek titans, holding a shield.

St. John

St. John

Print showing Saint John carrying a goblet.

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print showing a seated woman holding onto a column.

The philosopher

The philosopher

Allegorical print showing a man sitting in a chair, thinking.

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

Allegorical print showing a seated man thinking and another figure looking at a globe.

[Man seated, seen from behind]

[Man seated, seen from behind]

Print shows a man, possibly Narcissus, seated on a rock in a glade, turned away from a woman, possibly Echo.

Diana hunting the stag

Diana hunting the stag

Allegorical print showing the Roman goddess Diana with hunting dogs; on the left, two dogs have caught the stag.

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege.

Typus Cosmographicus Universalis

Typus Cosmographicus Universalis

World map with ornate border design natives hunting and cannibailzing; elephant; serpent; sea monster.

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background.

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins.

Medice, cura te ipsum. Tu congnoy's bien la maladie ...

Medice, cura te ipsum. Tu congnoy's bien la maladie ...

2 people and skeleton (symbol of death) in laboratory.

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