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Pendant with Seated Lord

On this jadeite pendant, a man sits on a low dais in one of the cross-legged postures of Maya royalty. His left foot is relaxed over the edge of the bench, and his left hand is raised to his chest in a gesture ... more

Vessel with Seated Lord

One of the largest Maya vessels in the Museum, this cup contains an elaborate scene with accompanying text, which reads "yuk'ib baje wa-KAAN TOOK' bakab," or "the drinking cup of Baje(?) Kaan (or Chan) Took', t... more

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja)

As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Seventh Angel Proclaims the Reign of the Lord

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Teaching of the Lord's prayer from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 38

Detail of a miniature of Christ issuing from a cloud, with apostles and the faithful receiving instruction below. Image taken from f. 38 of La somme le roi, with Gospels and the Complainte de Notre Dame. Writte... more

Assensio Domini (Ascension of the Lord) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 151v

Detail of a historiated initial 'A'(scendit) of the Ascension of Christ. Image taken from f. 151v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Israelites consulting the Lord from BL Royal 1 E IX, f. 56v

Detail of an initial 'P' of Israelites consulting the Lord after the death of Joshua. Image taken from f. 56v of Bible (the 'Big' or 'Great Bible'), with the Gospel of Nicodemus and the Interpretation of Hebrew... more

David praying to the Lord from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 256v

Miniature of David praying to the Lord and pointing to his eyes. Image taken from f. 256v of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Sigismondo Malatesta (Lord of Rimini 1432, lived 1417–1468)

Medalist: Pisanello (Antonio Pisano) (Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455)

Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini (1417–1468)

Matteo's medals are among the finest of the early Italian Renaissance. A follower of Pisanello, he was also a manuscript illuminator, painter, and architect. Characterized by simple forms, precise modeling, and... more

The Lord with the Globe in His Left Hand

Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))

Krishna and the Cowherds: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

This charming painting has multiple staggered registers that portray Krishna and the cowherds tending their cattle. A group of the paintings in this set have a lower register, like this one, showing a stream fi... more

Nanda and Vasudeva: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Nanda, Krishna's foster father, affectionately embraces Vasudeva, Krishna's father and brother-in-law of the evil King Kamsa who threatened to kill the infant Krishna. Farmer’s wagons and a lotus-filled tank oc... more

The Lord on the Throne Surrounded by Four Evangelists, from The Apocalypse

Plate 2 from a series of 21 woodcuts with scenes from the Apocalypse for Martin Luther's translation of the New Testament. Four editions were published in Augsburg by Silvan Otmar between March 1523 and April 1... 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.

Six Gopis Seated Beneath Trees: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

This charming page illustrates the somewhat folksy style, with hints of Mughal influenced naturalism, that predominated in Gujarat in the early seventeenth century and superceded the more stylized, earlier one.

The Brahmin Delivers Rukmini's Letter to Krishna: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Krishna, seated on a throne, holds a letter from his future wife, Rukmini, delivered by the Brahmin standing before him (Bhagavata Purana 10.52.37-.43).

The Gopis Plead with Krishna to Return Their Clothing, Page from a Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu) series

Krishna sits high in a tree with the clothing he has playfully stolen from the bathing gopis (cow maids). They look on with love, praying for union with the god in a passionate expression of bhakti (devotional ... more

Unidentified Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

A nobleman is about to lose his head to an enemy's sword while spectators watch in fear and excitement. The style of this painting—with its flattened forms, planes of unmodulated color, and profile figures—owes... more

Akrura Informs Nanda and Yashoda: Page From a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

The evil king Kamsa, Krishna's nemesis, hatches yet another plan to kill the child-god and his brother. He sends Akrura to invite the boys to a function at his palace and plans to have them killed as they enter... more

Lord Denny (Sir Anthony Denny)

Portrait of Sir Anthony Denny, bust in a circle, wearing cap and chain Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

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

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

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000441 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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Jesus Christ from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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Book illustrations from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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William Faithorne from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000367 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000080 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000272 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000436 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000140 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000508 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000076 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000213 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000411 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000062 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000449 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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Copper plate engravings from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

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Saint Bartholomew from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000215 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000104 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000209 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000067 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000266 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

portrait from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000134 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more

Religion from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. With sixty copper-plates [by William Faithorne]"

This image has been taken from scan 000233 from "The Life of Our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. An heroic poem ... Illustrated by necessary notes ... also a prefatory discourse concerning heroic poetry. W... more