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A Dragon-like Snake (Getty Museum) This is an asp, putting its tail in its ear to avoid hearing.

A Dragon-like Snake (Getty Museum) Unknown illuminator Franco-Flemish, Thérouanne?, about 1270 Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment 7 x 5 in.

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Green dragon (wyvern or wivern, a legendary winged creature capable of breathing fire or having a venomous bite ) with severed hand in mouth. From a Common-place book by Thomas Trevilian, published

Jean de Wavrin, Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d’Angleterre, volume 1 Netherlands, S. (Bruges); after 1471, before 1483 Detail of a grote...

Jean de Wavrin, Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d’Angleterre, volume 1 Netherlands, S. after before 1483 Detail of a grotesque hybrid figure from the right-hand margin of the folio.

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