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Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Angels Restrain the Four Winds; the Angel Ascends from the Rising Sun

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

Four angels and four winds from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 132

Detail of a miniature of John and the angel witnessing four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds, in illustration of Revelation 7:1. Image taken from f. 132 of La lumier... more

Winds from BL Royal 14 E VI, f. 288

Miniature of the author discussing with two men, with two figures of Winds, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner held by an angel and on a shield encircled by the Garter with the ... more

The Four Angels Holding the Winds, from The Apocalypse, German Edition, 1498

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Firedog (Juno Controlling the Winds) (chenet) (one of a pair)

According to the prominent biographer of artists Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613–1696), the Baroque sculptor Alessandro Algardi, active in Rome, modeled a set of four firedogs representing the four elements in th... more


Print shows two women in a room, startled by a sudden wind which has blown down a sliding panel.

Juno Ordering Aeolus to Unleash the Winds

Louis Jean Jacques Durameau (French, Paris 1733–1796 Versailles)

Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna

Print shows a woman huddled against the wind beneath wisteria blossoms.

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

Print shows a street scene outside a print shop on a windy day as pedestrians struggle against the force of the wind.

Rival balloons

British cartoon shows how on a windy day a woman's hat is blown off and takes flight like the balloon shown floating in the distance.

Easterly Winds

Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A high wind in the park! / J. Baker fect.

Print shows a strong wind blowing down men, women, and children, catching up dresses, hats, and umbrellas, and tearing limbs from trees.

Sunshū ejiri

Print shows several wayfarers struggling against a strong wind that is blowing away hats and papers; Mount Fuji in the background.


Print shows travelers crossing a bridge on a windy day, a kite flies overhead, and workers in a rice paddy in the background.

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the side and below, from the vantage point of the Cave of the Winds. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Winds & Waves

John Dillwyn Llewelyn (British, Swansea, Wales 1810–1882 Swansea, Wales)

Public library and temple of the winds / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Destruction of the public library and the Temple of the Winds following the Russian evacuation of Sevastopolʹ on September 8th 1855.