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Strange, Weird and Wonderful

Medieval and Renaissance strange, weird and wonderful prints.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2017
Puzza sous une forme parallele a JSIS assise sur la fleur de LOTOS (detail)
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.
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Asterion, from the series 'Vessels of the Argonauts' for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, 1608

Asterion, from the series 'Vessels of the Argonauts' for the wedding c...

Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

Plate 7: Peleo et Talamone Argonauti condotti da Tetide, from The magnificent pageant on the Arno in Florence for the marriage of the Grand Duke (Le Manifique Carousel fait sur le fleuve de l'Arne a Florence, pour le mariage du grand Duc)

Plate 7: Peleo et Talamone Argonauti condotti da Tetide, from The magn...

After Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

The Argonauts led by Minerva (Reale dell armata di Argonuti con da Minerves), from the series 'The magnificent pageant on the river Arno in Florence for the marriage of the Grand Duke' (Le Magnifique carousel fait sur le fleuve de l'Arne a Florence, pour le mariage du Grand Duc), for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, 1608

The Argonauts led by Minerva (Reale dell armata di Argonuti con da Min...

After Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

Plate 3: Captain of the army of Chalchis (Capitana del armata de Colco), from the series 'The magnificent pageant on the river Arno in Florence for the marriage of the Grand Duke' (Le Magnifique carousel fait sur le fleuve de l'Arne a Florence, pour le mariage du Grand Duc), for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, 1608

Plate 3: Captain of the army of Chalchis (Capitana del armata de Colco...

After Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

Plate 18: Orpheus led by Bacchus (Orfeo condotto da Bacco), from the series 'The magnificent pageant on the river Arno in Florence for the marriage of the Grand Duke' (Le Magnifique carousel fait sur le fleuve de l'Arne a Florence, pour le mariage du Grand Duc), for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, 1608

Plate 18: Orpheus led by Bacchus (Orfeo condotto da Bacco), from the s...

After Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

(after) Arcimboldo's 'The Librarian'

(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

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

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

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

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

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

Achter de schildpad zit een vrouw...1552

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Achterop zitten drie saters... 1550

Achterop zitten drie saters... 1550

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Acta literaria Sveciae Upsaliae publicata (1720-1734)

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

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)

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

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

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Anatomical Man with the Planets

Anatomical Man with the Planets

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Anchora sacra vel Scorzonera 1666 a

Anchora sacra vel Scorzonera 1666 a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Angel Dying

Angel Dying

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Animalium, ferarum et bestiarum - Griffin -1663

Animalium, ferarum et bestiarum - Griffin -1663

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annals of Creation  (Naxi pictographs) a

Annals of Creation (Naxi pictographs) a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annals of Creation  (Naxi pictographs)

Annals of Creation (Naxi pictographs)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Annee de Mexiquains (7)

Annee de Mexiquains (7)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Aper Marinus Cetaceus

Aper Marinus Cetaceus

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Aquilae caput obtinens

Aquilae caput obtinens

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Arcimboldo permutations

Arcimboldo permutations

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Arcus circa festivitatem

Arcus circa festivitatem

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Argentium a

Argentium a

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.