Detail of a miniature of an eagle, a swan, a crane, and a cock. Image taken from f. 154 of De proprietatibus rerum (Livre des proprietez des choses). Written in French.
Detail of a miniature of a crane, and barnacle geese growing from a tree. Image taken from f. 8v of Topographia Hiberniae, Expugnatio Hibernica, Itinerarium Kambriae; De purgatorio sancti Patrici, Excerpts from... More
Illus. in: Aesopus, Vita et fabulae (German), Augsburg, ca. 1497. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Birds; Incunabula; RBD; Fables; Shelf.
The gopas (cowherds) of Brindavan, peacefully herding their cows by a pond, are suddenly disrupted by Bakasura, one of the demons sent by Kamsa to kill Krishna.
Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More