The death of Dido (detail, 1872) Joseph Stallaert
Puma, Tiger, Jaguar, Leopard, Bobcat, Lion, Sand cat, Pallas’s cat, Snow leopard, Panther
… a remarkable family that has conquered the world. One family… 40 different faces. They thrive in every landscape… from the frozen north… to the driest deserts. From the most remote, barely explored places… to the heart of our modern world. These are the cats.
The Martyrdom Of Saint Sebastian (detail, 1636)
Dead Christ Supported by the Madonna and St John (Pietà) (detail, 1460) Giovanni Bellini
Our final #horsegirl #ManuscriptOfTheDay is Oversize Ms. Codex 73, a carta executoria issued under the name of Philip II of Spain in Granada, 17 June 1589. This knight on horseback (face likely deliberately smudged) appears on f. 2r. #spain #granada #renaissance #cartaexecutoria #manuscript https://instagr.am/p/CSYSogaj2Au/