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EL DORADO, 1599.
The city of El Dorado situated on the imaginary Lake Parima. At top left, a party of travelers portage their boats from the headwaters of the (real) River Essequibo, a theoretical approach much favoured by early explorers. Line engraving, 1599.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799). 1st President of the United States. 'Father, I cannot tell a lie: I cut the tree.' Depiction of Parson Weems' popular fiction of George Washington and the cherry tree. Engraving after a painting by George Gorgas White, 1867.
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AESOP: CRANE AND FROGS.
The Crane King eating the frogs, in Aesop's fable 'The Frogs Who Asked for a King.' Wood engraving, 19th century, after Gustave Doré.
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REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reynard the Fox.'
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REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reynard the Fox.'
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AESOP: FOX & GRAPES, 1761.
'The Fox and the Grapes.' French engraving, 1761, of the most famous of Aesop's Fables.
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AESOP'S FABLES.
Aesop's fables Woodcuts Fable of the woman and the peacock (original not by Aesop) - woodcut (from the Ulm Aesop edition of publisher H. Steinhoewel) - 1476, ullstein bild ID 00724866.
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AESOP'S FABLES.
Aesop's fables Woodcuts Aisopos Aesopus (Aesop) around 600 B.C Fabulist of ancient Greece - woodcut (from the Ulm Aesop edition of publisher H. Steinhoewel) print: J. Zainer - 1476, ullstein bild ID 00728458.
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AESOP (620-560 B.C.)
narrating his fables. After the painting by Roberto Fontana, 19th century.
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FRANCISCO de ORELLANA, 1541.
Fracisco de Orellana's expedition down the Amazon River in search of gold, 1541. Wood engraving, American, 1848.
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AESOP: COCKS FIGHTING.
'The Two Cocks Fighting.' Illustration by Christopher Sanders to an edition of Aesop's 'Fables.'
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AESOP: TORTOISE & THE HARE.
'The Tortoise and the Hare.' Illustration by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) for Aesop's fable.
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AESOP: FROGS WISH FOR KING
Aesop's Fable of 'The Frogs Who Wished for a King.' Watercolor by Milo Winter.
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THE FOX AND THE ROOSTER
Aesop's fable of "The Fox and the Rooster": illustration, 1919, by Milo Winter for Aesop's 'Fables'.
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FABLE:THE TWO CATS.
Illustration from the fable by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (1755-1794). Engraving, 19th century.
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AESOP AND CROESUS.
Aesop, right, recounts his life to King Croesus of Lydia. English line engraving by Thomas Dudley, 1687.
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AESOP: DOG & SHADOW, 1484.
'The Dog and his Shadow.' Woodcut from 'Les Subtiles Fables D'Esope,' Lyon, 1484.
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AESOP (620-560 B.C.)
surrounded by his creations
in a woodcut from Augsburg,
1498, by J. Schonsperger.
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AESOP: MISER AND GOLD.
'The Miser and His Gold.' Illustration from Aesop's 'Fables.'
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AESOP: TOWN AND COUNTRY
'The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.' Watercolor by Milo Winter.
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AESOP: FOX AND RAVEN.
Wood engraving, mid-19th century, for Aesop's fable 'The Fox and the Raven.'
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REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reynard the Fox.'
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AESOP: GRASSHOPPER & ANT.
The Grasshopper and the Ant. Pen and ink drawing by Charles Henry Bennett (1828-1867) for Aesop's fable.
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LA FONTAINE: WOLF.
'The Wolf Turned Shepherd.' Wood engraving after Gustave Doré for the 'Fables' of Jean de La Fontaine, c1870.
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CRANE: DOG AND THE SHADOW.
Illustration by Walter Crane for the fable 'The Dog and the Shadow' from 'Baby's Own Aesop,' 1887.
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REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reynard the Fox.'
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LA FONTAINE: FABLES.
'The Frog that wished to make herself as big as the Ox.' Wood engraving after Gustave Doré for Jean de la Fontaine's fable.
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AESOP: ANT & GRASSHOPPER.
'The Ant and the Grasshopper.' Watercolor by Christopher Sanders depicting Aesop's fable.
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GRASSHOPPER AND ANT.
'The Grasshopper and the Ant.' 19th century wood engraving for Aesop's Fables.
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AESOP: FOX & GRAPES, 1761.
'The Fox and the Grapes.' French engraving, 1761, of the most famous of Aesop's Fables.
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THE SPINNERS.
'The Fable of Arachne.' Oil by Diego Velazquez, c1655.
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AESOP: GRASSHOPPER & ANT.
'Grasshopper and the Ant.'
Pen-and-ink drawing by Charles Henry bennett (1828-1867).
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0103768
REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reynard the Fox.'
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BIRDS COMPLAIN TO LION.
Birds complain to the Lion about the wolves who are warned by the Lion: manuscript illumination from xth c. Aesop.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
The Crow and the Fox, illustration by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686-1755) for the fable by Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695). Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Fable of Aesop (620 BC-560 BC), French miniature from 15th century. Full credit: De Agostini / J. L. Charmet / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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TILL EULENSPIEGEL (d. 1350).
German traditional figure. Line engraving, 19th century, after the carving on his tombstone in Mölln, Germany.
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AESOP: THE FOX & THE GRAPES.
Woodcut from William Caxton's "Aesop", 1484.
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REYNARD THE FOX, 1846.
Steel engraving, German, 1846, after Wilhelm von Kaulbach, for an edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's adaptation of the medieval epic 'Reyard the Fox.'
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LA FONTAINE: FABLES.
'The Lion and The Rat.' Wood engraving by Gustav Doré for the fable by Jean de la Fontaine.
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