Friday, July 20
Gazelles: Prehistoric, Islamic and photograph
I think it is amazing that the three images are so apart in time and culture but still we can feel the gazelle's universe.
Top Left: Detail of the Chauvet cave paintings.
Top Right: Photography of gazelles.
Left: Two Gazelles Running / From Ibn Bakhtishu’s “Uses of Animals”, Persia, Maragha, 1297-1300, MS M.500, fol. 36v. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912. Photography: Graham S. Haber / Courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum.