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Set of Seven Boxes

These feather-light boxes have thin cores coated with a fine putty and lacquer. A pattern of small painted spirals and curls and silver quatrefoils decorates the exterior. The set of boxes, each shaped differen... more

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

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.

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Seven Angels Hold the Cups of the Seven Last Plagues; The Hymn of the Lamb

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

Seven angels from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 28

Detail of a miniature of seven angels with plague vials, and seven angels with harps. Image taken from f. 28 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porr... more

Seven thunders from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 17v

Detail of a miniature of a lion's mouth, with the six heads of the seven thunders on an inverted arc of cloud, with the angel and John below. Image taken from f. 17v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen M... more

Seven Virtues from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 245v

Miniature of the Seven Virtues crowned, with sceptres, and below, the Seven Vices. Image taken from f. 245v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

John and seven angels from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 169

Detail of a miniature of John with seven angels holding harps. Image taken from f. 169 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

John, the angel, a rainbow and seven thunders from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 144

Detail of a miniature of John listening to an angel, holding a book, with a rainbow issuing from his head, with feet of fire, standing with one foot on the sea and one foot on the earth, and seven beasts repres... more

Seven angels with trumpets from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 136v

Detail of a miniature of seven angels with golden trumpets, as the first prepares to sound his trumpet, in illustration of Revelation 8:7. Image taken from f. 136v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles... more

Seven angels with golden vials from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 170v

Detail of a miniature of the seven angels holding the golden vials, in illustration of Revelation 15:7. Image taken from f. 170v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ

This panel which is part of a larger ensemble was commissioned for the private chapel in the castle of Ebreichsdorf, south of Vienna. Originally, there were eighteen scenes, some extending across two lights of ... more

Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ

This panel which is part of a larger ensemble was commissioned for the private chapel in the castle of Ebreichsdorf, south of Vienna. Originally, there were eighteen scenes, some extending across two lights of ... more

Seven angels before the throne from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 528

Miniature of seven angels before the throne. Image taken from f. 528 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

"Alexander and the Circle of Seven Sages", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) Attributed to Iran

One of the Seven Falls of Christ (Schr. 655)

Anonymous, German, 15th century

One of the Seven Falls of Christ (Schr. 683)

Anonymous, German, 15th century

One of the Seven Falls of Christ (Schr. 645)

Anonymous, German, 15th century

"Bahram Gur's Skill with the Bow", Folio 17v from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Depicting the Persian hero Bahram Gur hunting with his harp‑playing companion Azada, this painting is one of five illustrations created for a fifteenth-century manuscript of Nizami’s Haft Paikar (Seven Portrait... more

"Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Dark Palace on Saturday", Folio 23v from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

'Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Black Pavilion'.The artist has achieved superb color harmony while still conveying the darkness of the pavilion required by the text. The perfection of such patterns a... more

"The Eavesdropper", Folio 47r from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

This folio once illustrated a magnificent manuscript of Nizami’s Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits). The story of the Seven Portraits comprises a series of moralizing tales as told to the Persian hero Bahram Gur by ... more

Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217) Made in present-day Afghanistan, Herat

"Bahram Gur on the Chase", Folio 10r from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

"Bahram Gur about to Kill the Lion and Onager with one Arrow". It is this feat that gave the young prince his initial fame as a great hunter. The miniature is in the court style of Herat under the patronage of... more

"How a Braggart was Drowned in a Well", Folio 33v from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

This miniature is an illustration of the most dramatic episode in the tale told by the Moorish princess in the Green Paviliion on Monday. While traversing the desert, Bashr, a good and pious man, and his braggi... more

Seven Ages of Man from BL Royal 15 E II, f. 139v

Miniature of the Seven Ages of Man, with a partial border, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 139v of De proprietatibus rerum in French (Livre des proprietez des choses). Written in French.

Seven Ages of Man from BL Royal 15 E II, f. 139v

Detail of a miniature of the Seven Ages of Man, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 139v of De proprietatibus rerum in French (Livre des proprietez des choses). Written in French.

The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, from The Apocalypse, German Edition 1498

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Dialectica from Seven Liberal Arts

Johann Sadeler I (Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600/1601 Venice)

Designs for Nine Helmets (recto); Designs for Seven Helmets (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

The Beast with the Seven Heads and the Beast with Lamb's Horns

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

The Seven Angels with the Trumpets, from The Apocalypse, Latin Edition, 1511

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

“The Sixth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Wreaths

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

“The Fifth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Six-pointed Stars

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

“The Sixth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Wreaths

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Wreaths and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

John Perceiving the Seven Candlesticks, from The Apocalypse

Plate 1 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

Prudence, from the series The Seven Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Faith, from the series The Seven Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Faith (Fides), from the series The Seven Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Charity, from the series The Seven Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

The Martyrdom of the Seven Maccabee Brothers and their Mother

Designed and executed by Dirck Vellert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam (?) ca. 1480/85–ca. 1547)

Fortitude, from the series The Seven Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

The Dominion of Venus, from Seven Planets

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Saturn holding an Infant and a Scythe, from The Seven Planets

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Mars, from The Seven Planets

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Jupiter, from The Seven Planets

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Mars, from The Seven Planets

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)