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Virgin Mary with the unicorn  Triptych, detail  Altarpiece of the little church in Tonndorf, Thüringen

Virgin Mary with the unicorn Triptych, detail Altarpiece of the little church in Tonndorf, Thüringen

Les Triomphes de Pétrarque. Traduction rouennaise anonyme. 1470. (Ms offert par G. d’Amboise à Louis XII Rouen en 1503). Ms Français 594. BnF.  [Le triomphe de la chasteté (2/2)]

Les Triomphes de Pétrarque. Traduction rouennaise anonyme. 1470. (Ms offert par G. d’Amboise à Louis XII Rouen en 1503). Ms Français 594. BnF. [Le triomphe de la chasteté (2/2)]

Triptych of Virgin Mary with the unicorn - middle table  Marienaltärchen (Heilsaltar oder Marientriptychon) Kölner oder niederrheinischer Meister, um 1425/30 Bonn, Rheinisches Landes-Museum, RLM

Triptych of Virgin Mary with the unicorn - detail The unicorn which only permits itself to be captured in the lap of a pure virgin (according to the Physiologus), in this case in the lap of the holy Virgin Mary is an allegory of the incarnation of Christ.

Virgin Mary: Most blessed saint - Divine unicorn of the church - Queen of Heaven.

\Annunciation as the hunt of the Unicorn, detail Virgin Mary with the unicorn Erfurt St Crucis church, Neuwerkskirche, Sakristei - Annunciation as the hunt of the Unicorn, detail

Sir William Catesby, councillor to Richard III, beheaded 3 days after the battle of Bosworth and buried at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Leodegarius at Ashby St. Ledgers in Northamptonshire.

Sir William Catesby, councillor to Richard III, beheaded 3 days after the battle of Bosworth and buried at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Leodegarius at Ashby St.

@JohanOosterman Virgin and a unicorn. Decorated and signed [!!!!!} border. See right above: 'Spierinck 1499'. LeidenUB BPL2747

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Virgin and a unicorn. Decorated and signed [! See right above: 'Spierinck LeidenUB

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