Marginalia – Griffin & Hog

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Marginalia illustration – Griffin & Hog. An original ink illustration by Sheffield artist Laura Martin, depicting a griffin and hog, based on a design from the Ashmole Bestiary. This piece has been created using fine pigment ink on brown paper, with details picked out in stippled shading and white ink highlights. The illustration measures 4” x 4” and is presented in a classy black strut mount to fit a 6” x 8” frame.

Marginalia are embellishments found in the margins of Medieval manuscripts, providing a fascinating window upon the lives and imaginations of the authors. The Ashmole Bestiary is a 12-13th Century creation story featuring over a hundred animals including fantastical animals such as Griffin, descriptions and numerous fine illustrations.

Please note that this illustration is drawn on a brown paper with a naturally rustic texture. This means that there could be some slight speckling or uneven textures in the paper, which only adds to its historical effect!

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