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The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

Print shows a female prophet directing Emperor Augustus's gaze upward towards a group of spirits in the clouds. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingt... more

The marriage of St. Catherine

The marriage of St. Catherine

Print shows St. Catherine kneeling next to the infant Jesus seated on his mother's lap. Jesus gives Catherine a ring. Anonymous artist after Correggio. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, ... more

Pan

Pan

Print showing Pan, right profile view, resting his pipes against a rock.

Circe

Circe

Print showing Circe, standing on a wharf with dragon-like serpents, offering a drink to sailors as their ship passes. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. Alternate title from "The 'Pembroke' album of chiarosc... more

Prudence

Prudence

Allegorical print shows a woman as Prudence, one of the cardinal virtues, seated with left elbow resting on left knee, looking to the left into a mirror which she is holding in her right hand; with a large urn ... more

Raphael and his beloved

Raphael and his beloved

Print showing Raphael standing before Margherita Luti, seated, looking up at him. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979... more

Prudence

Prudence

Allegorical print showing a woman as Prudence, one of the cardinal virtues, seated with left elbow resting on left knee, looking to the left into a mirror which she is holding in her right hand; with a large ur... more

Diogenes with the featherless cock

Diogenes with the featherless cock

Print showing Diogenes, full length portrait, sitting before an open book, holding a stick in right hand; a featherless rooster, plucked by Diogenes to challenge Plato's definition of Man, stands on the right, ... more

[The Triumph of Time]

[The Triumph of Time]

Allegorical representation of Time, winged man, on chariot pulled by two deer. Signed with monogram on plate. Inscription: Tempus edax...aut fuerint. Part of series: Six triumphs described by Petrarch. Bartsch,... more

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print showing a woman as Fortitude, one of the cardinal virtues, snapping off a portion of a pillar. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print showing a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a temple(?). Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints an... more

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print shows a woman as Fortitude, one of the cardinal virtues, snapping off a portion of a pillar. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingto... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print shows a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a doorway. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Ph... more

Pallas

Pallas

Print showing Pallas, one of the Greek titans, holding a shield. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Attr... more

St. John

St. John

Print showing Saint John carrying a goblet. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Attributed to Antonio da ... more

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print showing a seated woman holding onto a column. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Print... more

The philosopher

The philosopher

Allegorical print showing a man sitting in a chair, thinking. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. After P... more

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

Allegorical print showing a seated man thinking and another figure looking at a globe. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress,... more

[Man seated, seen from behind]

[Man seated, seen from behind]

Print shows a man, possibly Narcissus, seated on a rock in a glade, turned away from a woman, possibly Echo. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington ... more

Diana hunting the stag

Diana hunting the stag

Allegorical print showing the Roman goddess Diana with hunting dogs; on the left, two dogs have caught the stag. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

Christ healing the paralytic man

Christ healing the paralytic man

Allegorical print showing an angel appearing above a crowd of people in a temple. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979... more

Charity

Charity

Allegorical print showing a woman as Charity, seated beneath a tree, facing front, comforting and nursing three infants.

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

The holy family with St. Margaret and a bishop

The holy family with St. Margaret and a bishop

Allegorical print showing Saint Margaret and a bishop with Joseph, Mary, and Jesus.

Hope

Hope

Allegorical print showing a woman as Hope, one of the theological virtues, with one knee on a bench and both hands raised in prayer toward the sky. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Print... more

Temperance

Temperance

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing Indolence] / M. de vos, inventor ; R. Sadler [sic] scalps. et excud.

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing I...

Bradley Collection. Inscription: Praemia virtutum .. Pigritiae.

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Allegorical print shows a semi-nude female figure resisting two males, one with wings on his head and one with a blindfold over his eyes, a second female, and a blindfolded cupid. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Title fr... more

The Blessed Virgin

The Blessed Virgin

Print showing the Blessed Virgin Mary with the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Possibly... more

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing, in an oval, a man as Surprise, one of the states of emotion, with his arms spread as though startled by what he sees. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... more

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Circe, standing on the water, with dragon-like serpents, drinking from a cup in front of sailors as their ship passes. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photograp... more

Jason returning with the golden fleece / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 160.

Jason returning with the golden fleece / AA [monogram of Andrea Andrea...

Print showing Jason wearing armor and holding sword in right hand, returning to his ship on the left with right arm raised and carrying the golden fleece over his left arm. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled... more

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Saint Cecilia in medallion with two angels, one possibly holding a stringed instrument. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Libra... more

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1602.

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantou...

Print showing Psyche standing to the right with urns or incense burners on the ground at her feet, behind her and on the left are several women. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. Alternate title from "The '... more

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Print shows the figure of a man carrying a sword and keys, and trailing a banner labeled "Menses XII Anni Solaris", stepping through an archway in a gallery with statues of the seasons to the right and left; ab... more

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Print shows Jesus, with his disciples, raising his arm to ten lepers who kneel before him. Monogram of Andreani. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1609.

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of An...

Print showing two boats with several men in them, Jesus sitting at the stern of one is telling Simon to "launch out into the deep and led down your nets"; the men in the second boat have lowered their nets. Tit... more

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera omnia tribvs tomis digesta. Mogvntjæ : sumptibus A. Hierat, excudebat I. Volmari, 1617. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolo... more

Allegorische voorstelling van het blij- en treurspel

Allegorische voorstelling van het blij- en treurspel

Allegorical representation of the joy and tragedy

Sibyll holding a tablet

Sibyll holding a tablet

Allegorical print shows a seated woman with a tablet, quill, and pot of ink. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, p. ... more

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

Print shows King Louis XIV of France holding a scroll in his right hand and a hat in his left hand. Behind him are ships in the water and a plume of fire and smoke. Above him are reproductions of a medalion and... more

Conterfe dess durchleuchtigen Hochgebornen Fürsten vnnd Herrn Herrn Bernaharden, Hertzogen zu Sachsen, Gülch, Cleve vnd Berg, Landgrafen in Thüringen, Marggrafen zu Meissen, Grafen zu der Marck vnd Ravenspurg, Herrn zu Ravenstein, etc. Lucas Schnitzer, sculp

Conterfe dess durchleuchtigen Hochgebornen Fürsten vnnd Herrn Herrn Be...

Birds-eye view engraving shows Prince Bernard of Saxe-Weimar on charging horse in the left foreground above the valley where the city of Regensburg on the Danube and the hills beyond are seen. Allegorical image... more

Relation. Ferdinandvs III Rex Vngariae et Boemiae, paternarvm copiarvm archistrategvs victoriosissimvs

Relation. Ferdinandvs III Rex Vngariae et Boemiae, paternarvm copiarvm...

Allegorical print shows Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III in uniform riding on a horse. Above him are mythical characters, one blowing a trumpet with the motto "Se ovor omina tanta" [he over all others] in a car... more

Illustrissimo viro Domino D. Joanni Baptistæ Colbert / Nanteuil ad vivum ping. et sculpebat cum priuii Regis.

Illustrissimo viro Domino D. Joanni Baptistæ Colbert / Nanteuil ad viv...

Print showing Jean Baptiste Colbert, head-and-shoulders portrait in medallion hanging on an obelisk, supported by two women in allegorical scene with turtle, rooster, hourglass, dog, and putti, with men working... more

[Allegorical scene of three people with astronomy equipment]

[Allegorical scene of three people with astronomy equipment]

Illus. in: Almagestvm novvm astronomiam veterem ... / Giovanni Battista Riccioli, 1651.

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capitano Rodolfo Rodolfi contro Turchi sul Danubio salvate dall'evidente perdita per l'aiuto di Santo Francesco Xaverio dopo quello del Sig.r Iddige della Beatissima Vergine il dì 8 di settembre 1664 G. Bouttats, sc

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capita...

Birds-eye view engraving shows large sail boats and smaller open rowboats on the Danube. In the forground are Turkish soldiers on horseback and cannons, tents an infantry are just below along the bank of the ri... more

Michaeli de Ruyter, batavorum, architalasso, invincibili, incomparabili ... / Romano de Hooghe auctore.

Michaeli de Ruyter, batavorum, architalasso, invincibili, incomparabil...

Print shows the body of Michiel de Ruyter lying on a bier in front of a memorial structure with two columns depicting scenes of naval victories. He is wearing a breastplate and is holding a sword and baton. Sev... more

Der von Gott gestürtzte und gedemütigte Türkische Pharao, oder stoltz-müthige Sanherib

Der von Gott gestürtzte und gedemütigte Türkische Pharao, oder stoltz-...

Print shows birds-eye view of the events of the Battle of Senta fought on 11 September 1697 (near Zenta in present day Serbia) The battle was a major defeat of the Ottoman forces by Hapsburg imperial forces in ... more

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Nattier, delineavit ; I. Audran, scupsit.

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Natti...

Allegorical scene showing Henry IV, King of France (1533-1610), looking at portrait of his bride-to-be, surrounded by mythological characters.

La battaille de Hoechstedt remporte par le hauté Alliez sur les Francois et Bavarois le 13 Aout 1704

La battaille de Hoechstedt remporte par le hauté Alliez sur les Franco...

Hand colored birds-eye view print shows view of the battlefield near the city of Höchstädt, Germany on August 13, 1704 when troops from the Austrian imperial army and its allies fought and won against combined ... more

Eigentlicher Abbildung der denckwürdiger Action so bey forcirung der feindlichen Linien in Braband bey Hillesheim durch tapfferen und klügen Angriff dess Herzogs von Marlborough den 18 Julii, Anno 1705 glücklich aussgeführet worden ist

Eigentlicher Abbildung der denckwürdiger Action so bey forcirung der f...

Birds-eye view print shows a battle with many infantry and cavalry. In the foreground are fallen soldiers and horses. Allegorical elements in the print include an angel carrying a flaming sword, a cherub blowin... more

Allegorische figuren in een tempel
[Title page with vignette of allegorical scene]

[Title page with vignette of allegorical scene]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Antiquitates italicae medii aevi, sive Dissertationes de moribus, ritibus, religione, regimine, magistratibus, legibus, studiis literarum, artibus, lingua, militia, nu... more

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Print shows a Roman soldier guiding Britannia, with key in hand, to a temple, the crests of France and Spain lie on the ground before her, and at her side a cherub carries her shield and lance. Title from item.... more

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... more

E of Chatham

E of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval with allegorical scene in lower foreground showing Britannia seated, leaning against her shield, an owl and caduceus on the ground i... more

Britannia crown'd by virtue, tramples on Tyranny & Oppression. In the distance, the defeat of the Spanish Armada J. Lodge sc

Britannia crown'd by virtue, tramples on Tyranny & Oppression. In the ...

Print shows the symbolic figure "Britannia" trampling two male figures identified as "Tyranny" and "Oppression" as the winged figure of the Greek goddess Arete, representing "Virtue", places a crown on her head... more

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Print shows publisher Johann Thomas von Trattner as a highway man with two cohorts holding up publisher Friedrich Nicolai; von Trattner has a hold on Nicolai's collar, as his helpers, standing at the opening of... more

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

Allegorical print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion surrounded by Nature, Genius of Liberty, Fame, and Astrea. Title from item. After Copley portrait ca. 1765. Ill... more

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 N. Ponce, inv. et sculpsit

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 N. Po...

Print shows eight battle scenes from the American Revolutionary War on oval medallions with ribbons identifying and dating the battles and two additional scenes as panels on the base supporting the medals and d... more

Peace crowned by victory / J. Norman sc.

Peace crowned by victory / J. Norman sc.

Allegorical print shows a winged female figure carrying a plam and placing a crown on the head of a woman seated with a bowl of fruit and flowers in a sylvan setting. Title from item. Illus. in: The Boston maga... more

[Allegorical scene showing female figure on pedestal, holding staff with liberty cap and shield]

[Allegorical scene showing female figure on pedestal, holding staff wi...

Mitchell collection of American book illustrations and portrait prints Formerly found in: PGA - Thackara, no. 4 Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1921:R01, Container 16.