A Dragon

Object Details

Title:

A Dragon

Artist/Maker(s):

Unknown

Culture:

Franco-Flemish

Place(s):

Thérouanne ?, France (formerly Flanders) (Place created)

Date:

about 1270

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment

Dimensions:

Leaf: 19.1 x 14.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)

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Related Works
Exhibitions
The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible (October 27 to December 29, 2002)
  • Walters Art Museum, (Baltimore), October 27 to December 29, 2002
Medieval Beasts (May 1 to July 29, 2007) (fols. 88v - 89)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), May 1 to July 29, 2007
Education Resources

Education Resource

Subjects

Grades

Format

Fantastical Beasts

Lesson in which students explore medieval manuscripts and fantastical creatures, create a creature with complementary colors, and write a description.

Visual Arts; English–Language Arts

3-5

Three/Five-Part Lesson