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Age of Exploration

The Enlightenment
Dare to Know

The Enlightenment, Age of Exploration
Death of Constantine, The Enlightenment

Death of Constantine 1623 – 1625

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly Maria Sibylla Merian, 1679

Fiding of Moses, The Enlightenment

Fiding of Moses 1685 – 1689

Black Tegu Lizard, Maria Sibylla Merian

Black Tegu Lizard Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700

Floral Wreath with Insects, Maria Sibylla Merian

Floral Wreath with Insects Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700

Heron Encircled by a Snake, Maria Sibylla Merian

Heron Encircled by a Snake Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Turk's Cap Lily, Maria Sibylla Merian

Turk's Cap Lily Maria Sibylla Merian, 1705

The Alchemist, Joseph Wright of Derby

The Alchemist Joseph Wright of Derby, 1771

American Flamingo, John James Audubon

American Flamingo John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Arctic Tern, John James Audubon

Arctic Tern John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Bonapartian Gull, John James Audubon

Bonapartian Gull John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Iceland, or Jer Falcon, John James Audubon

Iceland, or Jer Falcon John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Long-tailed, or Dusky Grous, John James Audubon

Long-tailed, or Dusky Grous John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Puffin, John James Audubon

Puffin John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Side View of the Skull of Toxodon, Charles Darwin

Side View of the Skull of Toxodon Charles Darwin, 1838

Top View of the Skull of Toxodon, Charles Darwin

Top View of the Skull of Toxodon Charles Darwin, 1838

Snowy Owl, John James Audubon

Snowy Owl John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Summer Red Bird, John James Audubon

Summer Red Bird John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Warbling Flycatcher, John James Audubon

Warbling Flycatcher John James Audubon, 1827 – 1838

Contortions in Mica Slate, Whately, Massachusetts, Orra White Hitchcock

Contortions in Mica Slate, Whately, Massachusetts Orra White Hitchcock, 1828 – 1840

Drawing of Strata, Christiania (Oslo), Norway, Orra White Hitchcock

Drawing of Strata, Christiania (Oslo), Norway Orra White Hitchcock, 1828 – 1840

Nautilus Shell, Orra White Hitchcock

Nautilus Shell Orra White Hitchcock, 1828 – 1840

Plesiosaurus Skeleton, Orra White Hitchcock

Plesiosaurus Skeleton Orra White Hitchcock, 1828 – 1840

Slate, Devon, England, Orra White Hitchcock

Slate, Devon, England Orra White Hitchcock, 1828 – 1840

Geological observations on South America — Plate 1, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 1 Charles Darwin, 1846

Geological observations on South America — Plate 2, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 2 Charles Darwin, 1846

Geological observations on South America — Plate 3, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 3 Charles Darwin, 1846

Dictyota dichotoma (Forkweed), Anna Atkins

Dictyota dichotoma (Forkweed) Anna Atkins, 1849 – 1850

Aspidium Lobatium, Anna Atkins

Aspidium Lobatium Anna Atkins, 1853

Chordaria flagelliformis, Anna Atkins

Chordaria flagelliformis Anna Atkins, 1853

Polypodium Phegopteris (Northern beech fern), Anna Atkins

Polypodium Phegopteris (Northern beech fern) Anna Atkins, 1853

Papaver Orientale (Oriental poppy), Anna Atkins

Papaver Orientale (Oriental poppy) Anna Atkins, 1852 – 1854

Crater of Vesuvius, James Nasmyth

Crater of Vesuvius James Nasmyth, 1864

Plate 1. Baltimore Oriole, Genevieve Jones

Plate 1. Baltimore Oriole Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 2. Wood Thrush, Genevieve Jones

Plate 2. Wood Thrush Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 3. Black-Billed Cuckoo, Genevieve Jones

Plate 3. Black-Billed Cuckoo Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 4. Indigo Bird, Genevieve Jones

Plate 4. Indigo Bird Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 5. Red-Winged Blackbird, Genevieve Jones

Plate 5. Red-Winged Blackbird Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 6. Kingbird, Genevieve Jones

Plate 6. Kingbird Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 7. Crow Blackbird, Genevieve Jones

Plate 7. Crow Blackbird Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 8. Robin, Genevieve Jones

Plate 8. Robin Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 9. Loggerhead Shrike, Genevieve Jones

Plate 9. Loggerhead Shrike Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 10. Pewit Flycatcher, Genevieve Jones

Plate 10. Pewit Flycatcher Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 11. Great Carolina wren, Genevieve Jones

Plate 11. Great Carolina wren Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Plate 12. Eastern Bluebird, Genevieve Jones

Plate 12. Eastern Bluebird Genevieve Jones, 1879 – 1886

Next Movement
Western Esoteric Art, Age of Exploration

Western Esoteric Art

The best truth is secret truth

1690 – 1947

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