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Pictures and extracts from “Sacred and Legendary Art” by Mrs. Jameson (Anna Jameson); I have the 1890 edition in two green volumes, profusely illustrated.

The work is entirely out of copyright.

Title: Sacred and Legendary Art

Author: Jameson, Mrs. (Anna)

Published by: Longman, Green & Co.

City: London and New York

Date: 1890

Total items: 4

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: 145.---St. Justin and Alphonso I of Ferrara (Moretto)]

145.—St. Justin and Alphonso I of Ferrara (Moretto)

St. Justina is shown here with the unicorn, representing chasitity or virginity. The original painting by Bonvicino of Brescia (Il Moretto) was in Venice. This is the St, Justina of the Belvedere. [more...] [$]

[picture: Kneeling unicorn]

Kneeling unicorn

A unicorn with beard, mane and horn kneels, looking to the right. [more...] [$]

[picture: St. Nicholas (Botticelli. Capitol, Rome)]

St. Nicholas (Botticelli. Capitol, Rome)

Saint Nicholas is remembered on the 6th of December. [more...] [$]

[picture: 149.---St. Cecilia (Raphael).]

149.—St. Cecilia (Raphael).

Saint Cecilia here stands in an old-fashioned dress and pleated apron, barefoot, with a music book and flute or recorder on the ground; she holds a hand-organ and aso [...] [more...] [$]


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backgrounds bare feet bishops christmas greyscale iconography music mythical creatures people religion saints unicorns wallpaper women xmas

Places shown:

Emilia-Romagna ·Ferrara ·none

Pictures and extracts from “Sacred and Legendary Art” by Mrs. Jameson (Anna Jameson); I have the 1890 edition in two green volumes, profusely illustrated.

The work is entirely out of copyright.


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