The J. Paul Getty Museum

Three Birds Pecking at a Crocodile

Object Details

Title:

Three Birds Pecking at a Crocodile

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Cretan

Place:

Crete, Greece (Place Created)

Date:

1510–1520

Medium:

Pen and red lead and iron gall inks, watercolors, tempera colors, and gold paint on paper bound between wood boards covered with probably original brown calf

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig XV 2 (83.MR.172), fol. 6

Dimensions:

Leaf: 21.7 × 15.6 cm (8 9/16 × 6 1/8 in.)

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The Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World (May 14 to August 18, 2019)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 14 to August 18, 2019