heaveninawildflower: Maltese Cross, Mussel and Ladybird (1561 -…

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heaveninawildflower:

Maltese Cross, Mussel and Ladybird (1561 – 1562; illumination added 1591 – 1596) by Joris Hoefnagel (1542 – 1600).

“Watercolours, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment”

The J. Paul Getty Museum 1500’s

16th century

natural history

Google Art Project: Home via Wikimedia.

via the Lab Tumblr: http://genefish.tumblr.com/post/48624114737