It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.

The Last Judgment (detail) by Giovanni Canavesio (1450-1500) at Our Lady of the Fountains [Notre-Dame des Fontaines].
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The Last Judgment (detail) by Giovanni Canavesio (1450-1500) at Our Lady of the Fountains [Notre-Dame des Fontaines].

Birth of the Antichrist. Endkrist, Nürnberg, c. 1450. Schweinfurt, collection Otto Schäfer, fol. 2v. [Foto: BLUMENFELD-KOSINSKI, Renate (1990): p. 1
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Birth of the Antichrist. Endkrist, Nürnberg, c. 1450. Schweinfurt, collection Otto Schäfer, fol. 2v. [Foto: BLUMENFELD-KOSINSKI, Renate (1990): p. 1



Divina Commedia Dante and Virgil climb down on Lucifer, f. 47



~Dante Alighieri 



c 1380 to 1385 

Vellum 

127 leaves (2 columns, 30-36 lines), 36 x 26.5 cm



Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.676 or M.0676 , New York, New York, United States
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Divina Commedia Dante and Virgil climb down on Lucifer, f. 47
~Dante Alighieri 
c 1380 to 1385 
Vellum 
127 leaves (2 columns, 30-36 lines), 36 x 26.5 cm
Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.676 or M.0676 , New York, New York, United States

(Fonte: fuckyeahrenaissanceart, via dante-alighieri)

Claude Paradin’s Devises heroïques, Lyons, Jean de Tournes and Guillaume Gazeau,1557, [a8v p16]
Nutrisco & extinguo.I nourish, and I extinguish.
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Claude Paradin’s Devises heroïques, Lyons, Jean de Tournes and Guillaume Gazeau,1557, [a8v p16]

Nutrisco & extinguo.
I nourish, and I extinguish.

Salome Receiving the Head of St John the Baptist - Bernardino Luini (1481- 1532)Early XVI century Oil on canvas62 x 55 cmMusée du Louvre, Paris
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Salome Receiving the Head of St John the BaptistBernardino Luini (1481- 1532)
Early XVI century
Oil on canvas
62 x 55 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Judith Beheading Holofernes, detail - Michelangelo Merisi known as Caravaggio1598–1599Oil on canvas145 cm × 195 cmGalleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica at Palazzo Barberini, Rome
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Judith Beheading Holofernes, detail - Michelangelo Merisi known as Caravaggio
1598–1599
Oil on canvas
145 cm × 195 cm
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica at Palazzo Barberini, Rome

Hercules Killing Cacus - Hendrick Goltzius1588Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, the tone blocks in yellow and green41,1 x 33,3 cmCollection Georg Baselitz. Photo Albertina, Vienna. 
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Hercules Killing CacusHendrick Goltzius
1588
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, the tone blocks in yellow and green
41,1 x 33,3 cm
Collection Georg Baselitz. Photo Albertina, Vienna. 

The brazen serpent, detail - Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto (1518–1594) between 1575 and 1576 oil on canvas Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice
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The brazen serpent, detail - Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto (1518–1594) between 1575 and 1576 oil on canvas Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice

The Brazen Serpent - Giotto di Bondone1303-1305 ca.200 x 40 cmScrovegni Chapel, Padua
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The Brazen Serpent - Giotto di Bondone
1303-1305 ca.
200 x 40 cm
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua

Imad al-Din Mahmud al-Kashi, Horoscope of Prince Iskandar, from The book of the birth of Iskandar, 1411. Wellcome Library, London.
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Imad al-Din Mahmud al-Kashi, Horoscope of Prince Iskandar, from The book of the birth of Iskandar, 1411. Wellcome Library, London.

Apocalypse, detail -  Print made by Matthias Gerung (From a series of 48 woodcut illustration intended for Laurentius Agricola’s translation of Sebastian Meyer’s Apocalypse commentary.)1548woodcut232 mm x 162 mm
Aprile 10 201401·09 am74 note

Apocalypse, detail -  Print made by Matthias Gerung (From a series of 48 woodcut illustration intended for Laurentius Agricola’s translation of Sebastian Meyer’s Apocalypse commentary.)
1548
woodcut
232 mm x 162 mm