Visions of Whimsy
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Here Be Dragons Part 2
Today we continue delving into the wonderful world of dragons.
Chinese Dragon by
Surimono woodblock print of a dragon by Hokkei.
Chinese Dragon by Katsushika Hokusai.
White Dragon by Utagawa Kunisada.
Dragon-Gods from Myths and Legends of China by E.T.C. Werner, 1922.
One of the dragons from the Nine Dragon hand scroll, Song Dynasty.
The Marsh King's Daughter by Anne Anderson.
Medea in a fire chariot led by dragons by Edmund Dulac.
Dobryna and dragons by Ivan Bilibin.
From the tale of Tow Brothers by Kay Nielson.
Cadmus prepares to battle the dragon by Virginia Frances Sterret.
The Reluctant Dragon by Maxfield Parish.
The Dragon by Sulamith Wulfing.
Alchemy Dragon by by George Ripley, 15th century.
A dragon passing over travellers by George Sheringham.
Flying dragon, an illustration in "Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis" by Athanasius Kircher, 1680.
He fights the dragon by John Bauer.
Jason and Medea Charming the Sleepless Dragon of the Golden Fleece by Giovanni Battista.
Thor Slaying the Midgard Dragon by Henry Fuseli, 1788.
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