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[][][] Ulisse Aldrovandi, (1642) Monstrorum historia. 16th century woodcut of monster - by Aldronvandi, the father of the natural history museum. Part of his original collection including many of his woodcuts of monsters are on display in Bologna's Museo di Palazzo

[][][] Ulisse Aldrovandi, (1642) Monstrorum historia. 16th century woodcut of monster - by Aldronvandi, the father of the natural history museum. Part of his original collection including many of his woodcuts of monsters are on display in Bologna's Museo di Palazzo

A "Sea Devil" as depicted by Conrad Gessner in Historia Animalium, 2nd ed, 1604. (Smithsonian Biodiversity Heritage Library) ~ETS

Five “Real” Sea Monsters Brought to Life by Early Naturalists

A "Sea Devil" as depicted by Conrad Gessner in Historia Animalium, 2nd ed, 1604. (Smithsonian Biodiversity Heritage Library) ~ETS

Equus marinus monstrosus

Meerjungfrau, Seeungeheuer, Fantasie-kunst-, 16. Jahrhundert, Meerjungfrauen, Geschichte, Scheitern, Modellieren, Ocean Tattoos

The clergy feasting in the jaws of a devil    The demon seated, turned to left on a papal bull, its left foot in a vessel for Holy Water, and holding a collection box in its right hand. Smaller demons preparing food on its head, flying creatures approaching with the pope and a canon.    Woodcut Attributed to Matthias Gerung,Formerly attributed to Hans Weiditz, Germany, 1520-1560.

The clergy feasting in the jaws of a devil The demon seated, turned to left on a papal bull, its left foot in a vessel for Holy Water, and holding a collection box in its right hand. Smaller demons preparing food on its head, flying creatures approaching with the pope and a canon. Woodcut Attributed to Matthias Gerung,Formerly attributed to Hans Weiditz, Germany, 1520-1560.

Canis monstroso capite
"Ulissi Aldrovandi (Aldrovandus) (1522-1605)
  Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi's 'History of Monsters'

Canis monstroso capite "Ulissi Aldrovandi (Aldrovandus) (1522-1605) Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi's 'History of Monsters'

Filipo Gesualdo, Plutosofia, nella quale si spiega l'arte della memoria , Padua 1592.    Imagen del cuerpo humano con finalida...

Filipo Gesualdo, Plutosofia, nella quale si spiega l'arte della memoria , Padua 1592. Imagen del cuerpo humano con finalida...

"If you don't know what  Gryphon is, look at the picture." Lewis Carroll

"If you don't know what Gryphon is, look at the picture." Lewis Carroll