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Ulyssis Aldouandi. Reuersus Indicus Anguilliformis.

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Article ID DKT0783
Artist Anonymus
Title Ulyssis Aldouandi. Reuersus Indicus Anguilliformis.
Year c. 1570
Description
Decorative view of a seamonsters. Historically, decorative drawings of heraldic dolphins and sea monsters were frequently used to illustrate maps, such as the Carta marina. This practice died away with the advent of modern cartography. Nevertheless, stories of sea monsters and eyewitness accounts which claim to have seen these beasts persist to this day. Sea monster accounts are found in virtually all cultures that have contact with the sea.
Dimensions (cm)27 x 19,5
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueWoodcut

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