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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubard ; C.G. Childs Lithr.; drawn by A. Newsam, pupil to C.G. Childs.

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubar...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R...

Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-1845, v. 1, pts. 5-6, p. 1. Surroga... more

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Harry Montague's Comedy Company. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar
Man of sorrow

Man of sorrow

Print shows Jesus Christ on the cross.

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders.

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.

[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

Print shows a portable ladder with sections that are screwed together, used during siege warfare. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Des durchleichtigen wolgebornen Grauen Flauii Vegecii Renati kurcze R... more

Des Humeurs et qualites

Des Humeurs et qualites

Qualities of primary matter: elements of earth and water surrounded by concentric circles of air, then fire.

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

The marriage of St. Catherine

The marriage of St. Catherine

Print shows St. Catherine kneeling next to the infant Jesus seated on his mother's lap. Jesus gives Catherine a ring. Anonymous artist after Correggio. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, ... more

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

Print shows a female prophet directing Emperor Augustus's gaze upward towards a group of spirits in the clouds. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingt... more

St. Philip (or Andrew?)

St. Philip (or Andrew?)

Print shows St. Philip standing with a cross in one hand and a book in the other hand. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress,... more

St. Philip

St. Philip

Print shows St. Philip standing with a cross in one hand and a book in the other hand.

The Virgin, St. Sebastian and a holy bishop

The Virgin, St. Sebastian and a holy bishop

Print shows three separate vignettes: the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus, Saint Sebastian, and a bishop wearing a mitre.

Circe

Circe

Print showing Circe, standing on a wharf with dragon-like serpents, offering a drink to sailors as their ship passes.

Pan

Pan

Print showing Pan, right profile view, resting his pipes against a rock.

[A philosopher]

[A philosopher]

Print shows a bearded man turned to the left with his right hand at his shoulder. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. First alternate title from "The 'Pembroke' album of chiaroscuros : A revised list by Alan ... more

The flight into Egypt / PHL.

The flight into Egypt / PHL.

Print shows angels pulling a tree within the reach of the infant Jesus who rides in the lap of the Virgin Mary on a donkey. Joseph guides the donkey on the family's journey to Egypt.

Diogenes with the featherless cock

Diogenes with the featherless cock

Print showing Diogenes, full length portrait, sitting before an open book, holding a stick in right hand; a featherless rooster, plucked by Diogenes to challenge Plato's definition of Man, stands on the right, ... more

Prudence

Prudence

Allegorical print showing a woman as Prudence, one of the cardinal virtues, seated with left elbow resting on left knee, looking to the left into a mirror which she is holding in her right hand; with a large ur... more

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print showing a woman as Fortitude, one of the cardinal virtues, snapping off a portion of a pillar.

Simone, Sanese, Pittor, Simon Memmi / DL.

Simone, Sanese, Pittor, Simon Memmi / DL.

Simone Martini, half-length portrait, facing right.

An apostle (Paul?)

An apostle (Paul?)

Print shows a bearded man turned to the left with his right hand on his shoulder. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. Alternate title from "The 'Pembroke' album of chiaroscuros : A revised list by Alan M. Fer... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print showing a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a temple(?). Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints an... more

[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

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Print shows Venus standing among a group of cupids. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Print originally ... more

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.

St. Peter preaching the gospel

St. Peter preaching the gospel

Print shows the apostle Peter, at left, with arm extended, preaching to a group. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979,... more

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. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, ... more

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. Anonymous artist after Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photogra... more

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. After Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... more

The sacrifice of Abraham

The sacrifice of Abraham

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

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

The sacrifice

Print shows the Roman knight Mutius Scaevola putting his hand into a flame while a group of Etruscans stands by. Anonymous artist after Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic samp... more

[Four views of heads with proportions delineated in perspective grids, and surrounding text]

[Four views of heads with proportions delineated in perspective grids,...

Illus. and text in: Hierin sind begriffin vier Bucher von menschlichen Proportion / Albrecht Durer. [Nurenberg : Gedrucky durch I. Formschneyder, auff Verlegung Albrecht Durers velassen Witib], 1528. Published ... more

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. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Print... more

The philosopher

The philosopher

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

[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.

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. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress,... more

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. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

[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. Title devised by Librar... more

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apu... more

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

Christ healing the paralytic man

Christ healing the paralytic man

Allegorical print showing an angel appearing above a crowd of people in a temple.

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Print shows a torquetum, a 16th century measuring device. Title from item. Illus. in: Astronomicum cæsareum. [Ingolstadii : 1540]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ...... more

Charity

Charity

Allegorical print showing a woman as Charity, seated beneath a tree, facing front, comforting and nursing three infants.

[The story of the first men]

[The story of the first men]

Print shows 6 small scenes. Each measures ca. 8.8 x 6.5 cm.

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus.

The holy family with St. Margaret and a bishop

The holy family with St. Margaret and a bishop

Allegorical print showing Saint Margaret and a bishop with Joseph, Mary, and Jesus.

Hope

Hope

Allegorical print showing a woman as Hope, one of the theological virtues, with one knee on a bench and both hands raised in prayer toward the sky. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Print... more

Temperance

Temperance

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

[Title page of Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, with Froben family device of caduceus clasped by two hands]

[Title page of Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, with Froben family devi...

Title page in: Opera quae ad nos extant omnia / Hippocrates. Basileae : [Per H. Forbenium et N. Episcopi]. 1546. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Print shows two soldiers with a horse-drawn ballista. The device, mounted on a wagon, is manipulated like a crossbow, shooting large arrows at enemy fortifications. The horses are well covered with armor.

Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes.

Expositio thoracomachi

Expositio thoracomachi

Print shows a soldier wearing a cuirass, a leather tunic or breastplate, used as protective armor during battle. Also shown are leather helmets, leggings, and footwear. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraq... more

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well.

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Print shows the interior of a cobbler's workshop and store with two men making shoes as another man attends to a customer.

Graveur sur bois au XVIe siècle / d'aprés Jost Amman.

Graveur sur bois au XVIe siècle / d'aprés Jost Amman.

Print shows an engraver at work with a wood block. Woodcut by Jost Amman. Illus. in: Hartmann Schopper's Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum aut sedentarium atrium genera continens. Frankfurt-am-Main, 156... more

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Print shows an astrolabe being used to measure a tower.

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire. After Balthazar Peruzzi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

The entombment

The entombment

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Divis... more

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Allegorical print shows a semi-nude female figure resisting two males, one with wings on his head and one with a blindfold over his eyes, a second female, and a blindfolded cupid. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Title fr... more

The entombment / Raff. da Reggio invent. Andrea Andreano Mant. intagliator.

The entombment / Raff. da Reggio invent. Andrea Andreano Mant. intagli...

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. After Raffaellino da Reggio. Dedication: All Mm. et Cccmo. Sigr. Don Giovane Medici 1... more

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Sereniss [...]; Andrea Andriano Mant. intagliatore 1585.

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Se...

Print shows Madonna and Child surrounded by saints. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Dedication: All [...] Signor Nicolo Gaadi in Fiorenze. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs D... more

Eve after the Fall / Mecarino inventore, Anda. intagliat[o]re Mant[ua]no.

Eve after the Fall / Mecarino inventore, Anda. intagliat[o]re Mant[ua]...

Print shows Eve covering herself with a fig tree branch. After Domenico Beccafumi. Dedication: Al S. Guavio Portiani Canonico del Duomo di Siena dedico l'anno MDLxxxvi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

Stage design for L'Ortensio, 1589

Stage design for L'Ortensio, 1589

Print shows the design for the stage, and a street scene for l'Ortensio by Alessandro Piccolomini.

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how...

Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image. Title from item. I... more

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more

The Blessed Virgin

The Blessed Virgin

Print showing the Blessed Virgin Mary with the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Possibly... more

[Indian seated in hut]

[Indian seated in hut]

Illus. in: America. Edited by Theodor de Bry. Franckfort am Mayn : Gedruckt bey J. Wechel, in Verlegung d. Bry, 1590, plate 21.

The Virgin, Child, and a bishop / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Mantuano intagliatore in Siena 1591.

The Virgin, Child, and a bishop / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]...

Print shows Madonna and Child with bishop kneeling beside them. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Mutis Peui Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photo... more

Christ carrying the cross / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Andreani intagliatore in Siena 1592.

Christ carrying the cross / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andr...

Print shows Jesus Christ struggling under the weight of the cross. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Fabio Buonsignori Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints... more

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass and globe, at age 62]

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm : [1595] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[Manfred seated and pointing to two knelling men with falcons]

[Manfred seated and pointing to two knelling men with falcons]

Illus. in: De arte venandi cum avibus / Friedrich II, Emperor of Germany. Augustae Vindelicorum, Apud I. Praetorium, 1596. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library o... more

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing, in an oval, a man as Surprise, one of the states of emotion, with his arms spread as though startled by what he sees. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... more

Sumō

Sumō

Print showing scenes related to the Soga family.

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

Sculptura in æs / Ioan Stradanus invent. ; Phls Galle excud.

Sculptura in æs / Ioan Stradanus invent. ; Phls Galle excud.

Print shows an interior view of a workshop with several men and boys engaged in the various activities involved in the etching, engraving, and printing of illustrations.

Dies

Dies

Print portrays the mythological story of Icarus showing him falling from the sky over a large river. Includes four lines of verse.

Jason returning with the golden fleece / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 160.

Jason returning with the golden fleece / AA [monogram of Andrea Andrea...

Print showing Jason wearing armor and holding sword in right hand, returning to his ship on the left with right arm raised and carrying the golden fleece over his left arm. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled... more

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Saint Cecilia in medallion with two angels, one possibly holding a stringed instrument. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Libra... more

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Circe, standing on the water, with dragon-like serpents, drinking from a cup in front of sailors as their ship passes.

The fumbler's clubb

The fumbler's clubb

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.

The battle of Zama

The battle of Zama

Print showing Scipio Africanus on horseback with Roman soldiers engaging Hannibal, riding a war elephant, during the battle of Zama.

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1602.

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantou...

Print showing Psyche standing to the right with urns or incense burners on the ground at her feet, behind her and on the left are several women.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

Carro delle zaffosina

Carro delle zaffosina

Print shows a mechanical device for transporting small boats from one body of water to another or over unnavigable sections by means of sleds with wheels that run through tracks.

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Print shows Jesus, with his disciples, raising his arm to ten lepers who kneel before him.

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1609.

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of An...

Print showing two boats with several men in them, Jesus sitting at the stern of one is telling Simon to "launch out into the deep and led down your nets"; the men in the second boat have lowered their nets. Tit... more

Christ at the table of Simon the Pharisee / Raphel VRB in Ven, In Mantoua, 1609.

Christ at the table of Simon the Pharisee / Raphel VRB in Ven, In Mant...

Print shows Jesus sitting at one end of a table at which others are seated. He talks to Simon while another person washes his feet.

The Virgin and child surrounded by saints and kneeling donor / AA, in Mantova, MDCX.

The Virgin and child surrounded by saints and kneeling donor / AA, in ...

Print shows the Virgin Mary seated with the infant Jesus at her side surrounded by saints and one man kneeling.