Illustration of a Gharial,(Gavialis gangeticus) a rare freshwater crocodile that inhabits only two rivers in Nepal and India. These crocs are going extinct and it’s a shame, hence the precious egg emphasized. They don’t breed well in captivity and happen to be the only croc with a visible sexual dimorphism.Look at that nose!
Blockbook (ca. 1470)
Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis
Germany, about 1463–67
The Morgan library
In case you don’t know who is Pedro Centeno Vallenilla, here, a complete multiracial pack of round buttocks… and María Lionza. Source.I don’t like the quality of those old prints, I should buy some new art-books and scan them.
If you have any doubt about him, here’s a Saint Sebastian aka “out of the closet presentation card of Academic painters”.
I would like to imagine the “birth” of my nation was so bombastic as this. Look at those poses. They can beat any Hawkeye Initiative.
This reminds me of my goddess qualities
—Air Fighters Comics #7 (1944) by Fred Kida