Rhinoceros — Ulisse Aldrovandi

by Biblioklept


About these ads

7 Comments to “Rhinoceros — Ulisse Aldrovandi”

  1. This is spectacular. Going directly into my pictures-of-rhinos folder. Thank you.

  2. Thanks. My debt to you keeps mounting.

  3. Reblogged this on danielkester66 and commented:

  4. For some reason, this reminds me of this scene, from “Midnight in Paris”:

  5. Did you ever read Lawrence Norfolk? *Lemprierre’s Dictionary* I really dug (though I’m told I read the American version with is different from the British, or something) and read *Pope’s Rhinoceros* (and thought OK but not nearly *L’s D*) which had a version of your rhinoceros on the cover.

  6. Also, feel the need to clarify: Aldrovandi’s is a color copy of Durer’s famous engraving:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 18,464 other followers

%d bloggers like this: