Surâqah ibn Mâlik comes to kill Muhammad but his horse is stuck in the ground and refuses to approach the victim.
Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.
This is a significant early example of pure landscape drawing, produced infrequently in European art in the early sixteenth century. The sheet comes from a now-disbound album of landscape studies by Fra Bartolo... more
Frieze-like composition of figures walking alongside draped curtains: at left satyrs and children bear a statue of Bacchus on a litter behind an old man (Silenus?), at center two robed satyrs approach a priest, at right Apollo lifts a cup next to satyrs seated at a round table
Pierre Brebiette (French, Mantes-sur-Seine ca. 1598–1642 Paris)
The second great battle in the Devi Mahatmya occurs when Durga tells the terrible demon Shumbha that she will only marry a man who defeats her in battle. He responds by sending the demons Chanda and Munda and t... more
This dynamic drawing was originally part of a set that was eventually transferred to other pages for completion. Here, the prick marks that were made to allow the pounce to function can be clearly seen, as can ... more
Drawing shows a view of the New York skyline from the East River, with buildings looming over trees and along the waterfront. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
Drawing shows a view of the New York skyline from the East River, with buildings looming over trees. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the approach of the Federal army, also, the principal towns & plantations, in the immediate vicinity of Richmond, together with several of the battle fields of 1862.
Map of the Rebel Lines at Raleigh, N.C., Evacuated April 13th, 1865, upon the approach of the Army commanded by Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, U.S.A. Reduced under the direction of Capt. O. M. Poe, Corps of Engineers, Bvt. Brig. Gen., U.S.A. & Chief Engineer, Mil. Div. Miss. From captured Rebel map. B. Drayton, Draughtsman.
"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts