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Knight slaying giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 126

Knight slaying giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 126

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a knight slaying an armoured giant with a sword. Image taken from f. 126 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Knight attacking giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 126v

Knight attacking giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 126v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a knight with a sword attacking a giant with an axe. Image taken from f. 126v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Giant in a tree from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 5

Giant in a tree from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 5

Bas-de-page scene of a giant in a tree, a man with books, and another man. Image taken from f. 5 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Knight killing giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 87v

Knight killing giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 87v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a knight killing an armoured giant with an axe. Image taken from f. 87v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Giant attacking a castle from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 111v

Giant attacking a castle from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 111v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a giant attacking a castle with a club. Image taken from f. 111v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Knight facing giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 87

Knight facing giant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 87

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a knight facing an armoured giant. Image taken from f. 87 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Hercules and the giant from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 26

Hercules and the giant from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 26

Bas-de-page miniature of the battle between Hercules and the giant. Image taken from f. 26 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

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Alexander fighting with a giant from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 18

Alexander fighting with a giant from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 18

Detail of a miniature of Alexander fighting with a giant. Image taken from f. 18 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. ...

Opening of Genesis. No file prints. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible O.T.

Arthur and the Spanish giant from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 156

Arthur and the Spanish giant from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 156

Detail of a miniature of Arthur slying the 'swine-eating' Spanish giant on the island of Mont St Michel, and rescuing Helena, niece of Hoel of Brittany. Image taken from f. 156 of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniq... more

Arthur and the Spanish giant from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 156

Arthur and the Spanish giant from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 156

Miniature of Arthur slying the 'swine-eating' Spanish giant on the island of Mont St Michel, and rescuing Helena, niece of Hoel of Brittany. Image taken from f. 156 of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Anglet... more

Giant leading Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 282

Giant leading Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 282

Detail of a miniature of a giant leading Caesar across the Rubicon. Image taken from f. 282 of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Giant leading Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 282

Giant leading Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 282

Miniature of a giant leading Caesar across the Rubicon. Image taken from f. 282 of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Trojans Land Near Mount Etna; Beneath Lies the Giant Enceladus (Aeneid, Book III)

Trojans Land Near Mount Etna; Beneath Lies the Giant Enceladus (Aeneid...

European of the Renaissance period viewed ancient Rome not only as the origin of Italian civilzation but also the geographic center of a lost golden age. This plaque belongs to a series of at least eighty Limog... more

Tethys reclining in a giant shell chariot pulled by two sea creatures

Tethys reclining in a giant shell chariot pulled by two sea creatures

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

Reclining River God, a Goat's Head, and Studies of Heraldic Emblems (recto); Cavalier Standing on a Globe Supported by a Kneeling Giant (verso)

Reclining River God, a Goat's Head, and Studies of Heraldic Emblems (r...

Micco Spadaro (Domenico Gargiulo) (Italian, Naples 1609/10–1675 Naples (?))

Study of a giant / Guido Rhenus, bonon. inuen., Bart. Coriolano, eq., sculp.

Study of a giant / Guido Rhenus, bonon. inuen., Bart. Coriolano, eq., ...

Print shows a nude male giant struggling under the weight of a boulder.

Study of a Giant

Study of a Giant

Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bologna ca. 1599–ca. 1676 Bologna (?))

Colossal statue of the Appenino by Giambologna to left, represented as a giant crouching at the entrance of a grotto, ramps to either side, a pond below, various figures, dogs, and birds to right, from 'Views of the villa at Pratolino' (Vues de la villa de Pratolino)

Colossal statue of the Appenino by Giambologna to left, represented as...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A giant heaving a boulder at center, other giants to left and right struggling and recoiling against impending boulders, nude figures climbing rocks and struggling in the background, from 'Giove che fulmina li giganti', after the frescoes on the ceiling of the Sala dei Giganti designed by Giulio Romano for the Palazzo del Te, Mantua

A giant heaving a boulder at center, other giants to left and right st...

Pietro Santi Bartoli (Italian, Perugia 1615–1700 Rome)

The Death of the Giant Shankachura: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

The Death of the Giant Shankachura: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Pu...

As the songs of Krishna were driving the gopis (female cowherds) wild with delight, the giant Shankachura, a minion of the god of wealth Kubera, appeared and led them away. They appealed to Krishna, who, with h... more

The Giant Wheel, from Carceri d'invenzioni (Imaginary Prisons)

The Giant Wheel, from Carceri d'invenzioni (Imaginary Prisons)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style: Giant figures supporting the lintel, flanked by chairs, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini... (Diverse Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces...)

Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style: Giant figures supporting the linte...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The Surprising Irish Giant of St. James's Street

The Surprising Irish Giant of St. James's Street

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Land Snail (Katatsumuri); Giant Katydid (Kutsuwamushi), from the Picture Book of Crawling Creatures (Ehon mushi erami)

Land Snail (Katatsumuri); Giant Katydid (Kutsuwamushi), from the Pictu...

Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book of Crawling Creatures) is illustrated with fifteen designs of insects and other garden creatures by Utamaro. Published by Tsutaya Jūzaburō , the poems were selected and introduced... more

A Giant Seated in a Landscape, sometimes called 'The Colossus'

A Giant Seated in a Landscape, sometimes called 'The Colossus'

One of Goya’s most striking images, the implicit subject of this work is unclear. A giant seated in a landscape turns his head over his shoulder as if he has been disturbed from thought. Perhaps he had been awa... more

A Giant Monkey in Uniform Holding up Pierrot and a Man with a Whip

A Giant Monkey in Uniform Holding up Pierrot and a Man with a Whip

Anonymous, French, Austrian or German, second decade19th century ?

[Woman and man digging money out of a giant's navel]

[Woman and man digging money out of a giant's navel]

Ukiyo-e print book wrapper (fukuro) shows a literal depiction of the Japanese saying "hesokuri-gane," or "money dug out of one's navel," which refers to a hidden stash of savings.

The Giant & the Dwarf

The Giant & the Dwarf

John Doyle (Irish, Dublin 1797–1868 London)