Album du moyen-âge—Part 3, Plate 36

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Composition showing symmetrical figures of dragon-like creatures arranged along the four directions
Plate 36 of the third part of "Album du moyen-âge," devoted to compositions involving ancient and modern lettering.
(Part 3 (Galerie), plate 36.)

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Wellcome Library, The Internet Archive

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Plate showing an ornamental composition with paired symmetrical figures of snake or dragon-like creatures arranged along the four directions, radiating out from the central circular motif shaped as a rose window and containing ten figures of saints. This main design is complemented by foliage and scrolls, other mythical creatures, and animals to form a circle.

More information about this book can be found at Letterform Archive (page saved to the Internet Archive).

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