This textile was part of a cap, whose paper lining (46.156.11b) shows words of an inscribed text. The style of this script appears to be connected with the Ayyubid, late Fatimid or early Mamluk periods, while t... more
Jacopo Bassano was among the most innovative painters at the end of the sixteenth century. This intimate portraitlike study in color is a textbook example of Bassano's celebrated naturalism and dazzlingly econo... more
All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10
Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image.