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Strange, Weird and Wonderful

Here we have strange, weird and wonderful prints and paintings by Medieval and Renaissance artists. Sometimes it is difficult to explain the scene, the whole thing just seems so ridiculous, and we get a good laugh out of it.
Puzza sous une forme parallele a JSIS assise sur la fleur de LOTOS (detail)
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(after) Arcimboldo's 'The Librarian'

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

A dragon on top of a globe within an oval cartouche 1645

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

A journal of a voyage round the world, in His Majesty's ship the Dolphin

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

A Trew Draught of the Whale as he was seen at Blackwall-Dock 1690

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Achter de schildpad zit een vrouw...1552

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Achterop zitten drie saters... 1550

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Acta literaria Sveciae Upsaliae publicata (1720-1734)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Adam and Eve by Hans Sebald Beham and Barthel Beham 1543

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Agostino Mitelli 1688 maschere series (father of Giuseppe Maria)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Album Juridicum frontispiece (Johann Werle, 1733) - Yale Law Library

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Anatomical Man with the Planets

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Anchora sacra vel Scorzonera 1666 a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Angel Dying

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Animalium, ferarum et bestiarum - Griffin -1663

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annals of Creation (Naxi pictographs) a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annals of Creation (Naxi pictographs)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annee de Mexiquains (7)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Aper Marinus Cetaceus

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Aquilae caput obtinens

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Arcimboldo permutations

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Arcus circa festivitatem

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Argentium a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.