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Notre Dame Paris, as often as I have been there, I have never ever seen the cathedral without some sort of scaffolding around it, one of these days!
Design is fine. History is mine.
Dragon detail from Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany / Les Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, 1503-1508. Manuscript, illuminated by Jean Bourdichon Via Gallica.bnf.fr
Saint John on Patmos (Getty Museum)
Saint John on Patmos; Lieven van Lathem (Flemish, about 1430 - 1493); Ghent (written), Belgium; 1469; Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 12.4 × 9.2 cm (4 7/8 × 3 5/8 in.); Ms. 37 (89.ML.35), fol. 18; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 37, fol. 18; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
Houghton Library. MS Typ 024. Opera amorosa nella quale Hippolyto e Lionora. Griffin, snake, dragon and rooster
Qué figuras de porcelana Lladró les gustan a los chinos?
El mercado chino está siendo una de las grandes sorpresas en la adquisición de figuras de porcelana Lladró en la última década. Para la empresa Lladró es un privilegio que el mercado chino sea un e…
Animals Art made by Upcycling Scrap Metal in Thailand
Just look at what you can do, when you set your mind to recycle and upcycle precious resources like metal. Namfon Suktawee is the CEO of Scrap Metal Art Thailand, which she started in 2012. Suktawee has grown the business to 3 workshops and employs about 50 welding artists to bring to life unwanted metal parts. She matches the artist and the workshop to the order of the client, so that she is assured the best result. Scrap Metal Art Thailand's sculptures range from 1 meter in height, to 8…
Black and White
A meticulous carving of the silly Catherine in her quaint dress... Over the centuries many, if not most, words experience shifts in meaning. As generations go by some words get used in fewer situations, others in more, and the definitions gradually change slightly. But some words experience more seismic changes, their meanings getting wrenched out of all recognition. Here's one with a particularly convoluted development. nice - (adj.) pleasing, agreeable, kind… or is it? The word entered…
Medieval book historian at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. I post images of medieval books. More eye candy on Twitter (@erik_kwakkel) and longer blogs on medievalbooks.nl.
Medieval Animal Data Network
Meet an Austrian panther! It is represented here as a fantastic animal, with long neck, pointed snout, and bird-like feet as it stands on a field. From a...