Author Portrait Held by Masked Actors; Cupboard of Masks
From Six Comedies by Terence by Publius Terentius Afer
Saint Albans, England, mid-12th century
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Auct. F. 2. 13
From Cunrat von Megenberg’s “Buch der Natur”, printed by J. Bämler, Augsburg. 1475, 1478 & 1481
Two sides of an Erin Curtis piece, from Rachel Adams Miller Projects.
Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Minamoto Raiko Ason Watching a Spider
Series; One Hundred Ghost Stories of China and Japan, 1865
Minamoto no Yorimitsu (源 頼光?, 948 – August 29, 1021), also known as Minamoto no Raikō, served the regents of the Fujiwara clan along with his brother Yorinobu, taking the violent measures the Fujiwara were themselves unable to take. He is one of the earliest Minamoto of historical note for his military exploits, and is known for quelling the bandits of Ōeyama
Yorimitsu featured in a number of legends and tales, including the legend of Kintarō (Golden Boy aka Sakata no Kintoki), the legend of Shuten Dōji, and the legend of Tsuchigumo.
The Oscott Psalter - folio f.54r
Even dragons and monsters need Hats !!
Made 1265-1270, Origin; England, possibly Oxford.
ADD MS 50000; Images from the British Library manuscript website
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528. Apocalipsis cu[m] figuris, 1498.
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Ganesh Enthroned, dated 1854
India: Rajasthan, Bikaner, 1854-1854
Opaque watercolor on paper
image: 6-1/2 x 4-1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm); sheet: 8-1/8 x 6-1/4 in. (20.6 x 15.9 cm)
Norton Simon Museum