Sebastian Brant and Jacob Wimpfeling, Hortulus animae, Argentine, 1503
Detail of Matthias Gerung, ‘Life of the Antichrist’ (c.1544-1558)
"The baptism of the Antichrist; the Antichrist wearing a papal tiara, surrounded by a group of devils dressed as monks and nuns. With grotesque ornamental border and two cartouches with letterpress title and verse. Woodcut and letterpress.
Attributed to Leonhard Beck. 1523-1542. “A hermit and an ass spinning wool; the hermit on the left carrying a basket in which a woman is standing, the ass to the right with a fool’s cap around his neck. Between them the spinning wheel on which an owl is sitting, more birds flying above. Woodcut”
'Louis le Traître lis ta Sentence' . Louis the Traitor, read your sentence: an arm holding a quill pen emerges through a wall on which it writes. 1793
Etching and aquatint (manière de lavis)
'Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben' #20 (16 May 1896) Illustration by J.R. Witzel
'Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben' #50 (12 December 1896) Illustration by J.R. Witzel
Ulrich Molitor, Tractatus pervtilis de phitonicis mulieribus. Basel, 1489.
Attributed to: Matthias Gerung. 1520-1560.
"The clergy feasting in the jaws of a devil; the demon seated, turned to l on a papal bull, its l foot in a vessel for Holy Water, and holding a collection box in its r hand. Smaller demons preparing food on its head, flying creatures approaching with the pope and a canon. Woodcut."
Jean Mocquet, Voyages en Afriqve, Asie, Indes Orientales & Occidentales: Divisez En Six Livres, & enrichiz de Figures. Paris, 1617
Nurse Dandlem’s little repository of great instruction : containing the surprising adventures of little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo ([ca.1815])
Nurse Dandlem’s little repository of great instruction, for all who would be good and noble : containing, among other interesting particulars, the surprising adventures of little Wake Wilful, and his happy deliverance from Giant Grumbolumbo ([between 1807 and 1827?])
Peter Parley’s visit to London, during the coronation of Queen Victoria (1839)
Caroline H. Butler Laing, The pleasant reading book with colour’d pictures ([between 1847 and 1854])
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