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The Creation: God forms Eve from Adam's rib; the creation of the beasts of the field (background) (6th of 6)

The Creation: God forms Eve from Adam's rib; the creation of the beasts of the field (background) (6th of 6)

Boaz is asleep; Ruth, having uncovered his feet, lies down; two men mowing (background)

Boaz is asleep; Ruth, having uncovered his feet, lies down; two men mowing (background)

Miniature of Virgin and Child, with diapered background. Large initial, border design. French text.

Miniature of Virgin and Child, with diapered background. Large initial, border design. French text.

Crucifixion, including Longinus and the Centurion of Capernaum, against a red and gold tesselated background; small cross in the lower margin.

Crucifixion, including Longinus and the Centurion of Capernaum, against a red and gold tesselated background; small cross in the lower margin.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Crucifixion, including Longinus and the Centurion of Capernaum, against a red and gold tesselated background; small cross in the lower margin.

Crucifixion, including Longinus and the Centurion of Capernaum, against a red and gold tesselated background; small cross in the lower margin.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Dream-vision of Ghenghis Khan who sees a man on a white horse foretelling the destiny of the Tartars; other moments of Tartar history, with camels and an elephant in the background.

Miniature showing 1. Pamphila and two servants or students gather cotton, with walled city in background; 2. Pamphila carding the cotton while the servants clean and wind it. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Pamphila and two servants or students gather cotton, with walled city in background; 2. Pamphila carding the cotton while the servants clean and wind it.  Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Marcia before an easel, painting her self-portrait. A small mirror reflects the image of her face. In background, two painted portraits and three sculptures of female figures. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing Marcia before an easel, painting her self-portrait.  A small mirror reflects the image of her face.  In background, two painted portraits and three sculptures of female figures.  Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Hypermnestra in a prison cell; 2. Linus and three men murder Danaus; 3. Hypermnestra's sister murders her husband in bed. Cathedral town and clock tower in background. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Hypermnestra in a prison cell; 2. Linus and three men murder Danaus; 3. Hypermnestra's sister murders her husband in bed.  Cathedral town and clock tower in background.  Initial, border design.

Annunciation set in an elaborate church; grotesques include an armored merman aiming an arrow at an angel that grows from a flower, with trellises of grapes and flowers in the background.

Annunciation set in an elaborate church; grotesques include an armored merman aiming an arrow at an angel that grows from a flower, with trellises of grapes and flowers in the background.

Miniature showing farmers driving cattle and harvesting grain. Ceres, accompanied by three ladies, approaches. In the background, worshippers pray to statue of the goddess. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing farmers driving cattle and harvesting grain.  Ceres, accompanied by three ladies, approaches.  In the background, worshippers pray to statue of the goddess.  Initial, border design.

Mary with the Christ-child and a male and female donor; Moses and Aaron (background)

Mary with the Christ-child and a male and female donor; Moses and Aaron (background)

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

Marcus Furius Camillus receiving the schoolmaster of Falerii and his pupils; the schoolmaster is stripped and the children drive him back to their city with sticks (background)

Marcus Furius Camillus receiving the schoolmaster of Falerii and his pupils; the schoolmaster is stripped and the children drive him back to their city with sticks (background)

Lucius Domitius, governor of Sicily, puts a shepherd to death, because he killed a hog with a spear while he was not allowed to carry arms; crucifixion of the shepherd (background)

Lucius Domitius, governor of Sicily, puts a shepherd to death, because he killed a hog with a spear while he was not allowed to carry arms; crucifixion of the shepherd (background)

In an abyss Gyges, King of Lydia, finds a ring that makes him invisible; Gyges consulting the Oracle of Delphi; background: Aglaus of Psophis, the poorest man of Arcadia, pronounced by the oracle more happy than Gyges

In an abyss Gyges, King of Lydia, finds a ring that makes him invisible; Gyges consulting the Oracle of Delphi; background: Aglaus of Psophis, the poorest man of Arcadia, pronounced by the oracle more happy than Gyges

The Nativity: the adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and St. Joseph; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

The Nativity: the adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and St. Joseph; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

The arrest of Christ, the ear of Malchus cut off by St. Peter; the Agony in the Garden: Christ prays in Gethsemane (background)

The arrest of Christ, the ear of Malchus cut off by St. Peter; the Agony in the Garden: Christ prays in Gethsemane (background)

Sutra Cover with Pattern of Lotus Motifs on a Background of Nested Diamonds

Sutra Cover with Pattern of Lotus Motifs on a Background of Nested Diamonds

Carbo beheaded (background)

Carbo beheaded (background)

Naked woman (Leda) and swan (Zeus) embrace on a river bank; two figures jump into the water at middle ground; a town and bridge in the background.

Naked woman (Leda) and swan (Zeus) embrace on a river bank; two figures jump into the water at middle ground; a town and bridge in the background.

Sutra Cover with Floral Roundels on Background Pattern of Lozenges

Sutra Cover with Floral Roundels on Background Pattern of Lozenges

Dish with Floral Designs on an Olive Background

Dish with Floral Designs on an Olive Background

[Four Cupids; Apollo and Daphne in the Background]

[Four Cupids; Apollo and Daphne in the Background]

Tile with Floral Cartouche Design on Ebru (Marble Imitation Pattern) Background

Tile with Floral Cartouche Design on Ebru (Marble Imitation Pattern) Background

Cicero is killed on the beach by soldiers of Anthony; crows fly with clamour towards the vessel of Cicero as it arrives in Caieta (background)

Cicero is killed on the beach by soldiers of Anthony; crows fly with clamour towards the vessel of Cicero as it arrives in Caieta (background)

Scipio falsely accused by Quintus Petilius and Cato the Elder; the escape of Scipio: the assembled crowd leaves the Forum and follows Scipio (background)

Scipio falsely accused by Quintus Petilius and Cato the Elder; the escape of Scipio: the assembled crowd leaves the Forum and follows Scipio (background)

Scipio sends Laelius and Masinissa at the head of the troops to pursue the fleeing Syphax (background scene)

Scipio sends Laelius and Masinissa at the head of the troops to pursue the fleeing Syphax (background scene)

Satyr carrying a nymph, whose right arm is wrapped around the satyr's neck, with a planar background

Satyr carrying a nymph, whose right arm is wrapped around the satyr's neck, with a planar background

Young shepherd seated in a landscape looking toward an old man in the lower right, buildings in the background and a tree and mountain at left

Young shepherd seated in a landscape looking toward an old man in the lower right, buildings in the background and a tree and mountain at left

The Climbers: three naked men, one seen from behind climbing onto a river-bank, soldiers emerge from the forest in the background

The Climbers: three naked men, one seen from behind climbing onto a river-bank, soldiers emerge from the forest in the background

A young man, seated and playing the violin at centre, flanked by two woman holding flutes, another woman in the background

A young man, seated and playing the violin at centre, flanked by two woman holding flutes, another woman in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

Christ standing at left addressing the Woman of Samaria at right who is standing by a well, lagoon in the background

Christ standing at left addressing the Woman of Samaria at right who is standing by a well, lagoon in the background

A young man, seated and playing the violin at centre, flanked by two woman holding flutes, another woman in the background

A young man, seated and playing the violin at centre, flanked by two woman holding flutes, another woman in the background

Adam and Eve flanked by two trees, a town in the background

Adam and Eve flanked by two trees, a town in the background

A satyr and a ram attacking each other, the satyr weilding a club with his right hand, a shield resting against a small column at center, buildings in the background

A satyr and a ram attacking each other, the satyr weilding a club with his right hand, a shield resting against a small column at center, buildings in the background

A satyr and a ram attacking each other, the satyr weilding a club with his right hand, a shield resting against a small column at center, buildings in the background

A satyr and a ram attacking each other, the satyr weilding a club with his right hand, a shield resting against a small column at center, buildings in the background

Laocoön and his two sons being attacked by serpents upon a pedestal, a temple to Minerva behind them, another temple and the sea in the background

Laocoön and his two sons being attacked by serpents upon a pedestal, a temple to Minerva behind them, another temple and the sea in the background

A man kneeling next to a basket of fish and taking one with both hands, two men at right in the background

A man kneeling next to a basket of fish and taking one with both hands, two men at right in the background

Assembly of male and female scholars gathered around an open book, in the middle ground a man holds aloft an armillary sphere, another group of scholars in the background

Assembly of male and female scholars gathered around an open book, in the middle ground a man holds aloft an armillary sphere, another group of scholars in the background

Assembly of male and female scholars gathered around an open book, in the middle ground a man holds aloft an armillary sphere, another group of scholars in the background

Assembly of male and female scholars gathered around an open book, in the middle ground a man holds aloft an armillary sphere, another group of scholars in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

The Massacre of the Innocents (Right side) with group of male figures attacking women and children; classical buildings in the background

The Massacre of the Innocents (Right side) with group of male figures attacking women and children; classical buildings in the background

Female figure (Saint Catherine?) kneeling on the ground at center pleading to a male figure (Maximus?) who wears a crown and is seated on a throne at right; at left a figure with raised sword about to strike the woman; a group of figures looking on in the background

Female figure (Saint Catherine?) kneeling on the ground at center pleading to a male figure (Maximus?) who wears a crown and is seated on a throne at right; at left a figure with raised sword about to strike the woman; a group of figures looking on in the background

Mary seated beneath trees with baby, flanked by Joseph at left and St. Jerome at right; St. John the Baptist seated in the foreground holding a cross; a man stooping to pick up a child at left; a lion seen from behind at right; a town in the background

Mary seated beneath trees with baby, flanked by Joseph at left and St. Jerome at right; St. John the Baptist seated in the foreground holding a cross; a man stooping to pick up a child at left; a lion seen from behind at right; a town in the background

Virgin of the Long Thigh; the Virgin reclining on the ground her left leg outstretched supporting the infant Christ who reaches across to the infant John the Baptist, Joseph seated at left, buildings in the background

Virgin of the Long Thigh; the Virgin reclining on the ground her left leg outstretched supporting the infant Christ who reaches across to the infant John the Baptist, Joseph seated at left, buildings in the background

Battle scene in a landscape with soldiers on horseback and several fallen men, another group of riders in the background

Battle scene in a landscape with soldiers on horseback and several fallen men, another group of riders in the background

Initial letter P on patterned background

Initial letter P on patterned background

Initial letter L on patterned background

Initial letter L on patterned background

Initial letter C on patterned background

Initial letter C on patterned background

Initial letter S on patterned background

Initial letter S on patterned background

Battle scene in a landscape with soldiers on horseback and several fallen men, another group of riders in the background

Battle scene in a landscape with soldiers on horseback and several fallen men, another group of riders in the background

Initial letter N on patterned background

Initial letter N on patterned background

Plate 7: Psyche attended in her bath by nymphs, in the background right Psyche represented again laying in bed

Plate 7: Psyche attended in her bath by nymphs, in the background right Psyche represented again laying in bed

Initial letter D on patterned background

Initial letter D on patterned background

Initial letter T on patterned background

Initial letter T on patterned background

Initial letter R on patterned background

Initial letter R on patterned background

Initial letter A on patterned background

Initial letter A on patterned background

Initial letter E on patterned background

Initial letter E on patterned background

Initial letter M on patterned background

Initial letter M on patterned background

Initial letter E on patterned background

Initial letter E on patterned background

Initial letter Q on patterned background

Initial letter Q on patterned background

Initial letter I on patterned background

Initial letter I on patterned background

The Flight into Egypt: Mary, St. Joseph and the Christ-child on their way; the legend of the quick-growing corn: soldiers questioning the farmer, who is cutting the ripe wheat (background)

The Flight into Egypt: Mary, St. Joseph and the Christ-child on their way; the legend of the quick-growing corn: soldiers questioning the farmer, who is cutting the ripe wheat (background)

Bathsheba bathing in a fountain with a statue of a blindfolded Cupid; David sends a message to Joab (background)

Bathsheba bathing in a fountain with a statue of a blindfolded Cupid; David sends a message to Joab (background)

St. Barbara holding a book and a palm; the building of the tower (background)

St. Barbara holding a book and a palm; the building of the tower (background)

St. James the Great as pilgrim, appearing at the side of a river in which a ship is sinking; the city of Antwerp (background)

St. James the Great as pilgrim, appearing at the side of a river in which a ship is sinking; the city of Antwerp (background)

Three Goblets against a blank Background

Three Goblets against a blank Background

Aeneas carrying Anchises on his shoulders while Troy burns in the background

Aeneas carrying Anchises on his shoulders while Troy burns in the background

Apollo chasing Daphne who throws her arms up, in the background at right shows the moment she turns in a laurel, from The Story of Apollo and Daphne

Apollo chasing Daphne who throws her arms up, in the background at right shows the moment she turns in a laurel, from The Story of Apollo and Daphne

Aeneas carrying Anchises on his shoulders while Troy burns in the background

Aeneas carrying Anchises on his shoulders while Troy burns in the background

Cain in the center holding a mirror watching his sacrifice seated near Adam and Eve, in the background an angel expelling them from Paradise

Cain in the center holding a mirror watching his sacrifice seated near Adam and Eve, in the background an angel expelling them from Paradise

Landscape with Saint Jerome at left looking towards lion and bear (?) fighting at center; figure walking uphill at upper left; two figures with mule in the background

Landscape with Saint Jerome at left looking towards lion and bear (?) fighting at center; figure walking uphill at upper left; two figures with mule in the background

Adam and Eve with their children; Cain and Abel farming (background); Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone (background)

Adam and Eve with their children; Cain and Abel farming (background); Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone (background)

Atalanta and Hippomemes, in the foreground Atalanta kneeling to pick up an apple and Hippomemes running with an apple in either hand, in the landscape background Atalanta running, from a series of four mythological scenes

Atalanta and Hippomemes, in the foreground Atalanta kneeling to pick up an apple and Hippomemes running with an apple in either hand, in the landscape background Atalanta running, from a series of four mythological scenes

Landscape with family walking together in the foreground, at left two figures with herd of goats and sheep; a mill (?) and other buildings in the background

Landscape with family walking together in the foreground, at left two figures with herd of goats and sheep; a mill (?) and other buildings in the background

The Nativity: the adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and St. Joseph; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

The Nativity: the adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and St. Joseph; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

Jean Lallemant le Jeune looking at the Nativity; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

Jean Lallemant le Jeune looking at the Nativity; annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (background)

The Death of Procris; Cephalus mournig the death of Procris on the right surrounded by Cupid and mourning satyrs and nymphs, the goddess of dawn in her chariot in the background

The Death of Procris; Cephalus mournig the death of Procris on the right surrounded by Cupid and mourning satyrs and nymphs, the goddess of dawn in her chariot in the background

Venus pricked by the thorns on a rose bush, in the background Mars chasing Adonis, in the foreground winged cupid resting

Venus pricked by the thorns on a rose bush, in the background Mars chasing Adonis, in the foreground winged cupid resting

Allegory of the Hunt; a hunter holding a large spear carrying a woman (Diana?) on his shoulders; five hunting dogs in the foreground and a retinue of male and female hunters in the background

Allegory of the Hunt; a hunter holding a large spear carrying a woman (Diana?) on his shoulders; five hunting dogs in the foreground and a retinue of male and female hunters in the background

Allegory of the Hunt; a hunter holding a large spear carrying a woman (Diana?) on his shoulders; five hunting dogs in the foreground and a retinue of male and female hunters in the background

Allegory of the Hunt; a hunter holding a large spear carrying a woman (Diana?) on his shoulders; five hunting dogs in the foreground and a retinue of male and female hunters in the background

[Bacchus figure seated on a wine barrel with people in the background possibly mashing grapes for wine; possibly done as a study for stained glass]

[Bacchus figure seated on a wine barrel with people in the background possibly mashing grapes for wine; possibly done as a study for stained glass]

The entombment of Christ, the crosses on Calvary visble in left background

The entombment of Christ, the crosses on Calvary visble in left background

The Triubute Money: Christ at center right gesturing to man at his left with coins in his hand, other figures surrounding them; columns and drapery in the background

The Triubute Money: Christ at center right gesturing to man at his left with coins in his hand, other figures surrounding them; columns and drapery in the background

The Virgin and Child Appearing to Saint Peter, Saint Damasus, Saint Lawrence, and Saint Paul; the Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence in the Background

The Virgin and Child Appearing to Saint Peter, Saint Damasus, Saint Lawrence, and Saint Paul; the Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence in the Background

Angelica and Medoro; the couple embracing, Medoro carving their names in the bark of a tree; Cupid holding a torch in the background

Angelica and Medoro; the couple embracing, Medoro carving their names in the bark of a tree; Cupid holding a torch in the background

[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse being cut up and eaten in background. Caribbean?]

[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse being cut up and eaten in background. Caribbean?]

The prophet Lût (Lot) talks with the angel Jibrâ'îl, with the destroyed city of Sodom in the background.

The prophet Lût (Lot) talks with the angel Jibrâ'îl, with the destroyed city of Sodom in the background.

Standing Woman Looking to Left Background

Standing Woman Looking to Left Background

[Man holding sword and head of decapitated, dismembered body in background]

[Man holding sword and head of decapitated, dismembered body in background]

Bottle Depicting Storks in Blue and Yellow on a White Background

Bottle Depicting Storks in Blue and Yellow on a White Background

Case (Inrō) with Design of Shells on Background of Seaweeds, Rocks and Waves

Case (Inrō) with Design of Shells on Background of Seaweeds, Rocks and Waves

Triumphal arch with sculpture of Louis XIV as Apollo and fireworks in the background

Triumphal arch with sculpture of Louis XIV as Apollo and fireworks in the background

Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragon on Background of Clouds and Waves

Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragon on Background of Clouds and Waves

Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Persons on a Verandah against Stylized Wave Background

Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Persons on a Verandah against Stylized Wave Background

Landscape with a Mounted Herdsman and Cows, a City in the Background

Landscape with a Mounted Herdsman and Cows, a City in the Background