Tag Archives: Animals

16th Century: Crab

Parmigianino (1503-1540): A Crab Holding a Mussel Open with its Claws

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1880: Midday

Vladimir Orlovsky: Midday (1880)

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32,000 ya: Panel of the Lions

Chauvet Cave, Panel of the Lions (Aurignacian culture, ca. 30,000 – 32,000 ya) (source)

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13th Century: Brother Wolf

OF THE MOST HOLY MIRACLE OF ST FRANCIS IN TAMING THE FIERCE WOLF OF GUBBIO At the time when St Francis was living in the city of Gubbio, a large wolf appeared in the neighbourhood, so terrible and so fierce, … Continue reading

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2015: Clubfoot

Charlie Carroll: Portrait of Clubfoot 2 (2015)

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1927: The Pat, Pat, Pat of the Sleepy Sheep

From Katherine Morris Lester’s Great Pictures and Their Stories, Book Three (1927): Picture Study is rapidly becoming an im­portant factor in our public school education. “Nearly every progressive city,” says the Bureau of Education, Washington, D.C., “is making use of … Continue reading

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1923: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks

John McKirdy Duncan: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks (also known as The Queen of Sheba) (1923)

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