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Pan and other mythical creatures (fol. 97r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Pan and other mythical creatures (fol. 97r)
  • Description:

    The border is decorated with Pan (from Greek mythology), the god of Nature, with his horns and legs of a goat and body of a man, wearing a wreath and making music with pan pipes, several putti, some with wings, one putto riding a mythical animal that is a hybrid of a bird, a rat and a lion (or similar), a hunter pursuing a goat, a female figure (a goddess?) running and throwing her arms in the air, a male figure lying on the ground having been speared with a spear or a sword, several birds, a beetle, a snail, a butterfly, tulips, pimpernels, strawberries, periwinkles, borage, grapes, speedwells, and an iris. 11-line foliate initial 'A' encloses a country landscape with a small town at the side of a forest, and mountains visible in the distance.

    Context: Devotions to the Virgin Mary: Ave maria ancilla sancte trinitatis

  • Date range: [ca. 1500-1520]
  • Date: 1510
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 20:16
  • Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 13:36