La Vita Nuova (The New Life) (page 4/5)

[picture: Spirit Angels of Peace]

Spirit Angels of Peace

And I seemed to look towards Heaven, and to behold a multitude of angels who were returning upwards, having before them an exceedingly white cloud: and these angels were singing together [...] [more...]

[picture: Border with initial letter A]

Border with initial letter A

A decorative border in a mediaeval vine-leaves style, with an initial capital lettter A with a small dragon on one side. You could use the A as a drop cap by itself [...] [more...]

[picture: Angel playing the harp, attended by deer]

Angel playing the harp, attended by deer

A hind, a stag, a pair of rabbits and two birds are listening to this winged angel playing the harp, in a decorative pice full of vine-leaves. The angel is naked except for a loin-cloth and is barefoot. All very romantic and bucolic, a pastoral scene from heaven. the decoration [...] [more...]

[picture: Isolated Angel Drawing]

Isolated Angel Drawing

Woodcut of an angel, an attractive young man with a half-smile and wings. He has bare feet and legs, bare arms, and is beckoning or gesturing, the index finger of [...] [more...]

[picture: 116. Zodiac Wheel]

116. Zodiac Wheel

The zodiac wheel together with the four quarters. It is supported by two angels and the text: [more...]

[picture: Zodiac wheel from page 116]

Zodiac wheel from page 116

I thought that this circlular arangement of the signs of the zodiac might look good on the front of a greetings card or calendar, or in a scrapbook (or maybe I just don’t [...] [more...]

[picture: Zodiac with evangelists from p. 120]

Zodiac with evangelists from p. 120

This lady [Beatrice] was accompanied by the number nine to the end that men might clearly perceive her to be a nine, that is, a miracle, whose only root is the Holy Trinity.” (p. 119) [more...]

[picture: Zodiac wheel with woman (detail)]

Zodiac wheel with woman (detail)

The central part of the illustration of the Zodiac wheel with the Evangelist symbols; here the main symbols are the astrological signs for the planets, the sun and the moon. [more...]

[picture: Symbol of St. Matthew the Evangelist]

Symbol of St. Matthew the Evangelist

Saint Matthew is traditionally depicted (shown) as a human or an angel. He holds a scroll, representing the Gospel he wrote. [more...]

[picture: Symbol of St. Mark the Evangelist]

Symbol of St. Mark the Evangelist

Saint Mark is traditionally depicted (shown) as a lion, sometimes with angel wings. In the background is a scroll, representing the Gospel he wrote. [more...]


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